Solicitor(s): Ian Robert Clark, Solicitor, Turcan Connell, Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh
Tribunal Date: 15/03/2016
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 15 March 2016. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 18 November 2014 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland as amended against Ian Robert Clark, Solicitor, Turcan Connell, Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh; Find the Respondent not guilty of professional misconduct; Find the Respondent liable in the expenses of the hearing held on 17 September 2015 and any abortive expenses in respect of the hearings scheduled for 28 and 29 October; being the expenses of the Complainers and of the Tribunal including the 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 paying basis in terms of chapter 3 of the last published Law Society’s Table of Fees for general business at the unit rate of £14.00; Find the Complainers liable in respect of, insofar as not already awarded, one half of the expenses of the Respondent, 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; Refuses the Respondent’s motion to certify the cause as suitable for senior counsel and refuses the Respondent’s motion for certification of Donald Reid as a skilled witness and Direct that publicity will be given to this decision and that this publicity should include the name of the Respondent and his firm but will not include the names of his clients.
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