The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has responded to two Law Society of Scotland consultations on the future of regulation of the solicitor profession in Scotland. In responding, the SLCC welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the modernisation of the regulatory system.
Appeal case supports the view that there must be a ‘realistic prospect of success’, and that prompt resolution of a matter is relevant
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has welcomed the recent publication of Lord Drummond Young’s opinion which upholds the SLCC’s decision and also provides some very useful observations on the tests to be applied by both the SLCC and the court.
An update on hybrid complaints from the Court of Session.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC)’s staff have chosen The Yard as their staff charity for their 2015-16 year.
News Release: SLCC - Legal advice does not need to be wrong or negligent to be inadequate for the client
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission welcomes a decision published this week by the Court of Session, which upholds one of the SLCC’s decisions and helps provide clarity on our role in resolving consumer complaints.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC), the body for complaints about legal practitioners in Scotland, has launched an online complaint form on its website. Now members of the public can make complaints to the SLCC through the SLCC’s website at scottishlegalcomplaints.org.uk .
The SLCC's staff have raised £2,248 for Alzheimers Scotland and the MS Society.
The SLCC has opened a two week consultation on two technical changes to the 2015 Rules.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has laid its budget for 2015-2016 before the Scottish Parliament.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has published an analysis of trends in the Law Society of Scotland’s handling of complaints about solicitors’ conduct from 2009 to 2014.
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission, the independent body for complaints against solicitors, advocates and other legal practitioners in Scotland, has announced the appointment of Neil Stevenson as its new Chief Executive Officer.
Complaints arising from Family Law transactions account for one in five of all complaints made in Scotland about solicitors. In response to this, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has released a guide for consumers, aimed at helping them avoid running into difficulties with their Family Law solicitor.