SLCC



Vicky Crichton: Covid challenges are not leading to complaints

Vicky Crichton, director of public policy at the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission, notes that the disruption caused by the pandemic has not resulted in a spike in complaints.

Published 30 March 2021

SLAS calls for Law Society to regain regulatory function for solicitors

The Law Society of Scotland should regain its regulatory function for solicitors from the "grossly inefficient" Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC), the Scottish Law Agents' Society (SLAS) has said.

Published 24 March 2021

Law Society and SLCC clash over budget

The Law Society of Scotland and Scottish Legal Complaints Commission have clashed over the latter body's proposed budget.

Published 18 March 2021

SLAS gains political support to stop SLCC from self-approving budget

The Scottish Law Agents’ Society has secured wide-ranging political support for a proposed change in the law that would prevent the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) from approving its own budget.

Published 2 March 2021

SLAS calls for change in law to prevent SLCC from approving its own budget

The Scottish Law Agents’ Society is seeking a change in the law that would require the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission’s annual budget to be approved by Scottish ministers rather than by the commission itself.

Published 2 February 2021

SLCC launches budget and operating plan consultation

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) should lower the levy on lawyers rather than keep it the current level, the Law Society of Scotland has said.

Published 1 February 2021

SLCC: New tool to help firms reduce common causes of complaint

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has developed a new analysis tool to help firms to identify and reduce the common causes of complaint.

Published 14 December 2020

SLCC reports strong performance despite impact of Covid-19

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has published its annual report, showing strong overall performance, despite the impact of Covid-19.

Published 23 November 2020

In pictures… SLCC staff raise thousands for Alzheimer Scotland

Last month, the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission staff finished off a year of fundraising for Alzheimer Scotland. In total, they raised £7,014, smashing their original target.

Published 10 July 2020

SLCC backs English report endorsing mega regulator for legal services

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has backed a new report on the regulation of legal services south of the border.

Published 12 June 2020

SLCC highlights benefits and risks of AI within legal sector

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has responded to a consultation on developing Scotland’s artificial intelligence (AI) strategy.

Published 22 May 2020

SLCC succeeds in third leave to appeal case in recent weeks

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has been successful in defending a ‘leave to appeal’ case in the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Published 18 May 2020

Half of SLCC levy payment deferred

Payment of half of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) levy has been deferred until December 1.

Published 12 May 2020

SLCC defends ‘leave to appeal’ case in Court of Session

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has been successful in defending a ‘leave to appeal’ case in the Inner House of the Court of Session.

Published 4 May 2020

Law Society accuses SLCC of being ‘tone deaf’ over proposed solicitor levy increases

The Law Society of Scotland has accused the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission of being ‘tone-deaf’ to the current crisis facing the legal profession after the SLCC published its financial plans for the coming year.

Published 28 April 2020