Solicitor(s): Gordon G McNab, Stevenson Kennedy Solicitors, Linndhu House, 19 Stevenson Street, Oban
Tribunal Date: 04/09/2018
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 4 September 2018. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 25 April 2018 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Gordon G McNab, Stevenson Kennedy Solicitors, Linndhu House, 19 Stevenson Street, Oban; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in respect of (1) his undue delay or failure to fully comply with the joint mandate sent to him in January 2016 by the Secondary Complainer, his wife and his son to transfer all their files, title deeds and wills to his new solicitor, (2) his failure to respond to the Secondary Complainer’s letter dated 11 October 2016 and (3) his failure to respond to the Secondary Complainer’s letter dated 26 January 2017; Censure 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 and that this publicity should include the name of the Respondent but need not identify any other person.
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