Solicitor(s): Douglas Kilpatrick, PRP Legal Ltd, Kensington House, 227 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow;
Tribunal Date: 04/05/2022
Appeal Status:No Appeal
By Video Conference, 4 May 2022. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Douglas Kilpatrick, PRP Legal Ltd, Kensington House, 227 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in cumulo in respect that he failed to return loan funds to a lender within the timescale specified in the undertaking in the certificate of title, failed to communicate with the lender, and breached Rules B1.4.1, B1.5.1, B6.2.3(b) and B6.11.1 of the Law Society of Scotland Practice Rules 2011; Censure the Respondent; Fine him in the sum of £4,000 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 but need not identify any other person.
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