Solicitor(s): Charles David Jackson, c/o Miller Beckett & Jackson Limited, 190 St Vincent Street, Glasgow
Tribunal Date: 22/02/2019
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 22 February 2019. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Charles David Jackson, c/o Miller Beckett & Jackson Limited, 190 St Vincent Street, Glasgow; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in cumulo in respect that he failed to comply with the Money Laundering Regulations by not procuring that full and proper client identification checks were carried out on companies represented by his firm; and failed to comply with obligations under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002, Part 3 of the Terrorism Act 2000, and the Money Laundering Regulations 2007; and individually in respect that he failed adequately to account for client monies and allowed these to be co-mingled across a number of different matters due to inadequate segregation of funds in the client account, in breach of the rules; and failed without reasonable excuse to answer a lawful citation to appear as a witness in the Court of Session on 21 August 2013; Censure the Respondent; Fine him in the sum of £6,000 to be forfeit to Her Majesty; Find the Respondent liable in the expenses of the Complainers and of the Tribunal including 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 Respondent.
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