Tribunal Date: 28/09/2020
Appeal Status:No Appeal
By Video Conference, 17 August 2020. The Tribunal having considered the Appeal under Section 42ZA(9) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 by Andrew Duthie, Grant Smith Law Practice, 252 Union Street, Aberdeen (the Appellant”) against the Determination of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh (“the Respondents”) dated 14 May 2020 upholding a complaint of unsatisfactory professional conduct made by the Respondents against the Appellant, censuring the Appellant and directing that he pay a fine of £1,000; Quash the Determination Censure and Direction of the Respondents; Make no award of expenses; and Allow the parties to lodge written submissions relating to the issue of publicity within 28 days of today’s date.
By Video Conference, 28 September 2020. The Tribunal direct that publicity will be given to the decisions of the Tribunal of 17 August 2020 and today’s date and that this publicity should include the name of the Appellant but need not name any other person.
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