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(1)A solicitor who is a JP is disqualified from acting (whether directly or indirectly) as a solicitor in, or in connection with, any proceedings before a JP court in the sheriffdom for which the appointment as JP is made.
(2)A disqualification of a solicitor under subsection (1)—
(a)extends to any member of staff of the solicitor,
(b)where the solicitor is a partner of a partnership or is a member of a limited liability partnership, extends to any—
(i)member of staff of the partnership,
(ii)any other partner or (as the case may be) member of the partnership.
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