Case archive

Scots lawyer fined £7,500 for failing to act in client’s best interests 

A Scottish solicitor who failed to progress a case on behalf of a client who was suing his former employer has been fined £7,500. Quinton Muir, 51, was found guilty of “professional misconduct” by

Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal — 15 January 2019

Scots lawyer struck off following embezzlement conviction

A Scots lawyer convicted of embezzling more than £20,000 of clients’ money has been struck off the solicitors’ roll by the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal (SSDT).

Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal — 11 January 2019

Scots lawyer who failed to pay counsel struck off for professional misconduct

A sole practitioner who failed to pay counsel for work done in relation to a number of cases has been struck off the solicitors’ roll.

Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal — 29 November 2018

Scots lawyer struck off for ‘outrageous overcharging’ of clients

A Scots lawyer who overcharged clients by thousands of pounds, including one case which resulted in £116,000 compensation being paid out from the Law Society of Scotland’s client protection fund, has been struck off the roll of solicitors after being guilty of “professional misconduct”.

Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal — 26 November 2018