Definition of sheriff clerk in English:

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sheriff clerk

noun

(In Scotland) the clerk of a sheriff’s court.
Example sentences
  • The Minister also announced a separate order to raise to 30,000 the maximum value of an estate for which a sheriff clerk can prepare an inventory and declaration to finalise the estate without the need for a solicitor.
  • The back page of the inventory form C1 will be changed and with effect from 1 November, the sheriff clerk will only accept this new version of the inventory.
  • Remember that the sheriff clerk sits in front of the sheriff whereas the lawyers sit at either side.

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