SLCC requires four new Board Members
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission requires 1 lawyer and 3 lay (that is non-lawyer) members to become part of our Board with effect from February 2011. The successful candidates will be appointed by Scottish Ministers in consultation with the Lord President of the Court of Session.
SLCC appoints new Chief Executive
Following a rigorous recruitment process, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has today; (26 October 2010) announced the appointment of Rosemary Agnew as their new Chief Executive.
SLCC comments on merger suggestion
An on-line article has published a proposal from the Law Society's Access to Justice Committee suggesting a merger of the SLCC and the Scottish Legal Aid Board.
SLCC loses Court of Session appeal
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has today (Tuesday 21 September) received a ruling from the Court of Session following an appeal lodged by the Law Society of Scotland which challenged the SLCC’s decision to refer a third-party complaint to the Law Society for investigation.
SLCC Budget for 2010-2011 laid before Parliament
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission's Budget for 2010-2011, was laid before the Scottish Parliament on Thursday 29 April 2010.
Chief Executive leaves following illness
After a period of illness, Eileen Masterman, Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has left the organisation. The Commission wishes her well for the future.
SLCC Annual Report 2008 - 2009
Set up by the Scottish Government and funded by the legal profession, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) replaced the Scottish Legal Services Ombudsman (SLSO) when it opened on 1 October 2008. On Monday 8 February 2010, the organisation published its first Annual Report.
Budget consult 2010-2011
The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has announced its budget proposals for 2010/2011. This will be the SLCC’s third budget for its second full year of operation. The Commission opened for business on 1 October 2008 and although operating wholly independently of the legal profession, it is funded by legal practitioners in Scotland through the payment of an annual levy and charges imposed when a complaint is upheld.