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SLCC endorses Law Society's recommendation for law firms to makes costs transparent

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has submitted its response ...

Published 13 August 2018

SLCC releases new easy read and plain English materials for consumers

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has received the "crystal mark" from the Plain Engli ...

Published 9 August 2018

Ken Dalling: Review of legal aid system reached 'questionable conclusions'

Ken Dalling Earlier this year, Martyn Evans released his “Independent Strategic Review&rd ...

Published 2 August 2018

SLCC launches new guide for solicitors on preventing complaints

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has launched a new guide to help ...

Published 2 August 2018

SLCC decision to dismiss complaint against solicitor as ‘vexatious’ upheld by appeal judges

A disgruntled client whose complaint against a lawyer was dismissed as “vexatious” has h ...

Published 24 July 2018

Complaints body to focus on efficiency and proportionality

Neil Stevenson The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has said it is to focus on impro ...

Published 27 June 2018

New SLCC Chair: current legal complaints system 'not fit for purpose'

The new chair of the independent body for complaints about the Scottish legal profession has called ...

Published 18 May 2018

Rise in legal complaints costs prompts further criticism from Law Society

Graham Matthews The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has confirmed plans for an increase ...

Published 23 April 2018

Blog: Spotlight on mediation

Graham Boyack looks at how mediation is faring in Scotland. The Justice Committee of the Scottis ...

Published 12 April 2018

SLCC Consumer Panel responds to legal regulation review

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission Consumer Panel has published its response to the call for ...

Published 26 March 2018

SLCC to join in Earth Hour 2018

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has demonstrated its commitment to action on climat ...

Published 23 March 2018

Law Society calls for reform at legal complaints body to cut costs

The Law Society of Scotland has called on the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission to embrace major ...

Published 20 March 2018

SLCC Consumer Panel launches consumer principles guide for legal professionals

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission Consumer Panel has launched a new tool for legal profession ...

Published 15 March 2018

Expenses challenge following complaints commission appeal decision dismissed

A former client of a legal firm whose application for leave to appeal a decision that her complaint ...

Published 5 March 2018

Law Society of Scotland proposes radical reform to legal services regulation

The professional body for Scottish solicitors has said regulation of legal services is in drastic ...

Published 29 January 2018