SLCC comment on Court of Session ruling
The SLCC has commented on today’s ruling by the Court of Session
SLCC reports on a year of change and improvement
The SLCC has published its annual report showing a year of driving and adapting to change and planning for more change to come.
Leave to appeal cases highlight need for proportionate complaints process
The SLCC has successfully defended five recent applications for leave to appeal against decisions to reject complaints as ineligible.
SLCC welcomes two new board members
Two new SLCC board members have been appointed. Lynne Collingham and Dale Hughes joined the SLCC board on 15 June and 12 August 2022 respectively. The appointments are for five years.
SLCC comments on Court opinion on access to files
The Inner House of the Court of Session has published its opinion on whether the SLCC is entitled to apply for the production and delivery of documents which would otherwise be covered by legal professional privilege.
SLCC appoints Advisory and Litigation Panel firms for next four years
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has appointed three law firms to its advisory and litigation panel following a competitive tender process run through the Public Contracts Scotland portal.
SLCC reports on engagement with the profession
As well as dealing with complaints, the SLCC provides a best practice service for legal practitioners. Today the organisation has published details of its engagement with the profession over the past year.
SLCC welcomes publication of reform consultation analysis
Commenting on the publication of the consultation analysis: Legal services regulation reform in Scotland , SLCC CEO, Neil Stevenson said, “It’s vital that all voices in this debate are heard,...
SLCC seeks next Chair, one lay and one legal member to join board
The SLCC is looking for its next chair plus two new members to join its board in the coming year.
SLCC will consider implications of Court of Session appeal decision
An opinion has been issued in relation to an appeal case in the Inner House of the Court of Session.
SLCC Board agrees reduced levy for 2022-23
The SLCC has confirmed its plan to deliver a 5% reduction in the levy for solicitors, advocates and commercial attorneys. This is the second year running the SLCC will deliver a reduction in the general levy, and the proposal was welcomed by the Law Society of Scotland in its response to the SLCC’s statutory consultation.
SLCC seeks new legal board members
The SLCC is looking for two new legal members to join its board in the coming year.