Tribunal Date: 24/01/2019
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 24 January 2019. The Tribunal having considered the Appeal under Section 42ZA(9) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 by Patrick Joseph Baxter, Solicitor, of Matthews Legal Limited, trading as AB&A Matthews, Bank of Scotland Buildings, Newton Stewart (“the Appellant”) against the Determination of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland, Atria One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh (“the First Respondents”) dated 31 July 2018 upholding a complaint of unsatisfactory professional conduct made by Mr and Mrs G against the Appellant, Censuring the Appellant and Directing the Appellant to pay compensation; Quash the Determination, Quash the Censure accompanying the Determination, and Quash the Direction of the First Respondents; 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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