Convener: T Graham Reid

Secretaries:

Aims & functions of the committee

The aims and functions of the Sub Committee work are to:

 

  • to determine conduct complaints against Scottish solicitors, executry and conveyancing practitioners
  • to decide if a conduct complaint may amount to professional misconduct and requires to be referred to the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal in terms of Section 51 of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980
  • to decide if a conduct complaint against a Scottish solicitor amounts to unsatisfactory professional conduct in terms of Section 42ZA of the 1980 Act, and in the event that a determination is made to impose appropriate sanctions
  • to determine whether no action should be taken in relation to a conduct complaints against, Scottish solicitors, executry and conveyancing practitioners
  • to decide if a conduct complaint against an executry and/or conveyancing practitioner amounts to unsatisfactory professional conduct in terms of Section 20 ZB of the Law Reform  (Miscellaneous Provisions)(Scotland) Act 1990.

 

Members

T. Graham Reid (Convener)
Helen Cadden*
John Dally*
Paul Faris*
Patricia Gray
Lesley Johnson*
Ivor Klayman
Peter Matthews
Grace McGill
Dominic Notarangelo*
Valerie O’Neill
Lesley Reid*