Non-regulatory committees

Civil Justice Committee

Kim Leslie - Convener

Andrew Alexander - Secretary (andrewalexander@lawscot.org.uk)

The aims and functions are:

  • promote the interests of solicitors by examining and questioning the current methods used to resolve all civil disputes
  • include a review of:
    • the organisation of the civil courts
    • use of information technology
    • representation by solicitors at tribunals
    • speculative and contingency actions and the insurance cover available
    • the efficiency of the courts and the roles of the regular users