Sub-committees of the Regulatory Committee

Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Sub-Committee

Clair McLachlan - Convener

Sonie Gentile-Mills - Secretary (SoniaGentile-Mills@lawscot.org.uk)

The aims and functions are:

  • instruct, receive and consider all reviews under the Quality Assurance Scheme
  • instruct formal notification of a practice unit's pass or fail under the scheme
  • foster/encourage good practice in the provision of quality assured services
  • ensure consistency in the peer review process
  • appointment, re-appointment, dismissal or termination of contract, training and monitoring of reviewers
  • ratify any recommendation made by reviewer(s)
  • receive and consider applications for compliance certificates
  • gather statistics and analyse trends from the quality assurance process
  • consider whether to make a recommendation to the Professional Conduct Committee of the Society
  • consider requests by practice units for routine reviews at their premises