Solicitor(s): Leon Kondol, McBride Kondol & Co., 35 Glenmore Avenue, Glasgow
Tribunal Date: 05/05/2021
Appeal Status:No Appeal
By Video Conference, 5 May 2021. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Leon Kondol, McBride Kondol & Co., 35 Glenmore Avenue, Glasgow; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in respect that he provided to his client, and allowed him to retain, Crown witness statements and an independent forensic physician’s report, all containing highly sensitive information, contrary to Rules B1.2 and B1.14.1 of the Law Society of Scotland’s Practice Rules 2011 and Articles 11 and 12 of the Code of Conduct for Criminal Work; Censure the Respondent; Fine him in the sum of £2,000 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; 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: and Allow the Secondary Complainer, Mr A, 28 days from the date of intimation of these Findings to lodge a written claim for compensation.
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