Tribunal Date: 08/05/2019
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 8 May 2019. The Tribunal in respect of the Appeal under Section 42ZA (9) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 by Matthew Berlow, Berlow Rahman Solicitors, 40 Carlton Place, Glasgow (“the Appellant”) against the Determination of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh (“the First Respondents”) dated 9 August 2018 upholding complaints of unsatisfactory professional conduct made by Ms A (“the Second Respondent”) against the Appellant, ordering that the Appellant be censured, directing that the Appellant pay a fine of £1,750 and compensation of £100 to the Second Respondent and directing that he should undergo training in diversity; (a) Confirm the Determination of unsatisfactory professional conduct on complaint 1; (b) Quash the Determination of unsatisfactory professional conduct on complaints 3 and 4; (c) Confirm the order of censure of the Appellant; (d) Confirm the Direction that the Appellant pay a fine of £1,750; (e) Quash the Direction that the Appellant pay compensation of £100; and (f) Quash the Direction that the Appellant undergo training in diversity; Make no finding of expenses due to or by either party; and Direct that publicity will be given to this decision and that this publicity should include the name of the Appellant but need not identify any other party.
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