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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. This time last year all of our plans, our systems and our ways of working were thrown up in the air as we all tried to wo

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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. The SLCC, which is funded through a levy on practising lawyers, has proved controversial sinc

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The Law Society of Scotland and Scottish Legal Complaints Commission have clashed over the latter body's proposed budget. The society said that the SLCC is costing more for doing less and must address its rising inefficiency with urgency. Responding to the consultation on the SLC

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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. Andrew Stevenson, secretary of the society, said SLAS had received the support of

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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. SLAS has begun contacting MSPs to seek their support in making

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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. The SLCC has opened a consultation on its budget and operating plan for 2021-22 that proposes to freeze the levy on lawyers.

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has developed a new analysis tool to help firms to identify and reduce the common causes of complaint. Law Society of Scotland rules updated earlier this year require firms to maintain a complaint log, including learning outcomes from the complain

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has published its annual report, showing strong overall performance, despite the impact of Covid-19. Key highlights include ending the year with the lowest ‘work in progress’ in many years, without any backlogs at any stage in the complaint

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has backed a new report on the regulation of legal services south of the border. The review by Stephen Mayson, honorary professor of law at University College, London, said a single regulator should regulate all providers of legal services.

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The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) has responded to a consultation on developing Scotland’s artificial intelligence (AI) strategy. The response draws on the SLCC’s experience as both a legal sector co-regulator and a public body. In particular, the SLCC has highlighted the n

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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. The complainer sought leave to appeal against the SLCC’s decision that his complaint was time-barred and ineligible for investigatio

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Payment of half of the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC) levy has been deferred until December 1. The move comes after talks between the SLCC and the Law Society of Scotland over the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the legal profession, clients and public.

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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. The complainer sought leave to appeal against the SLCC’s decision to reject both issues of his complaint against a solicitor as tota

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