Tribunal Date: 22/03/2016
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 22 March 2016. The Tribunal in respect of the Appeal under Section 42ZA (9) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 by Fiona Marie Cairns, Solicitor, 499 Kilbowie Road, Clydebank (“the Appellant”) against the Decision of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh (“the First Respondent”) dated 27 August 2015, to uphold a complaint of unsatisfactory professional conduct against the Appellant following a complaint by Helen Giffin, 26 Kelly Street, Greenock (“the Second Respondent”); Confirm the Determination of the Law Society; Find the Appellant liable in the expenses of the First Respondent and of the Tribunal including the expenses of adjustment of the Record which expenses include the expenses of the Clerk, chargeable on a time and line basis as the same may be taxed by the Auditor of the Court of Session on an agent and client, client paying basis in terms of Chapter Three of the last published Law Society’s Table of Fees for general business with a unit rate of £14.00; and Direct that publicity will be given to this decision and that this publicity should include the name of the Appellant and may but has no need to include the names of anyone other than the Appellant.
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