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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has welcomed the publication today of a Scottish Government consultation on Legal Services Regulation Reform in Scotland.
The SLCC has opened a consultation on updates to its Rules. The changes are intended to ensure that the Rules reflect a digital and paperless focus in the SLCC’s operations and engagement with the profession, and to increase efficiency and clarify processes.
The Court of Session has granted an interlocutor requiring a firm of solicitors to deliver relevant files and documents to the SLCC, so that a complaint made by a client of the firm can be investigated.
SLCC welcomes publication of analysis and next steps
New statement sets out approach to discharging statutory oversight powers
Seven new SLCC board member appointments have today been announced by the Minister for Community Safety, Ash Denham.
Recent leave to appeal hearings demonstrate the challenges and costs of the current complaints system
The SLCC has announced its plan to lay a reduced budget before Parliament next month. This will be accompanied by a 5% reduction in the general levy paid for all lawyers and a 20% reduction for all lawyers within their first three years of practice.
Neil Stevenson, CEO of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission has responded to the Law Society of Scotland's comment on the SLCC budget.
An opinion has been issued in relation to an appeal case in the Inner House of the Court of Session.
The SLCC has been successful in defending an application for leave to appeal case in the Inner House of the Court of Session.