Michael Sheridan: Lawyers must respond to seismic changes proposed by Roberton Review

Michael Sheridan reflects on the changes proposed by the Roberton Review and the urgent need for Scots lawyers to participate in the discussion on the future of legal regulation.

Published 8 May 2019

SLCC successful in three ‘leave to appeal’ cases in Court of Session

The Court of Session has ruled in favour of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) in three separate leave to appeal cases.

Published 3 May 2019

Law Society criticises SLCC for failing to listen over budget plans

The Law Society of Scotland has criticised Scotland’s legal complaints handling body for failing to listen to concerns over its plans to impose a third consecutive above-inflation rise in its budget and levy and has highlighted the need for improved oversight of the organisation.

Published 24 April 2019

SLCC Consumer Panel launches guide on vulnerable consumers

The SLCC Consumer Panel has launched a new discussion document for legal professionals and regulators on Consumer Rights Day today.

Published 15 March 2019

Law Society says proposed SLCC budget is 'unreasonable and wrong'

The Law Society of Scotland has criticised Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) proposals for a third consecutive above-inflation levy on solicitors, which it says will lead to rising costs for legal services consumers.

Published 14 March 2019

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission commended for diversity practices

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has been selected as one of five case studies of good practice published last week by the Ethical Standards Commissioner.

Published 6 March 2019

SLCC budget rise will mean higher costs for consumers

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission’s (SLCC) proposed budget for 2019/20 risks increasing costs for consumers, the Law Society of Scotland has warned.

Published 31 January 2019