Solicitor(s): David Grant Rattray, 36 Alma Street, Falkirk
Tribunal Date: 04/10/2017
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 4 October 2017. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 5 June 2017 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against David Grant Rattray, 36 Alma Street, Falkirk; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in respect that he charged for work not done by him; he charged grossly excessive fees in respect of executry and other matters; and he repeatedly took fees without rendering fee notes or otherwise obtaining authority from clients to do so; Order that the name of the Respondent be Struck Off the Roll of Solicitors in Scotland; Direct in terms of Section 53(6) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 that this order shall take effect on the date on which the written findings are intimated to the Respondent; 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, that this publicity should include the name of the Respondent but need not identify any other person, but will be deferred until the outcome of related proceedings before the Tribunal.
Acting Vice Chairman
The Tribunal agreed on 9 November 2021 that this decision could be published.
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