Solicitor(s): Quinton Muir, D & J Dunlop Solicitors, 2 Barns Street, Ayr
Tribunal Date: 28/09/2018
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 28 September 2018. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 13 April 2018 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Quinton Muir, D & J Dunlop Solicitors, 2 Barns Street, Ayr; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in respect of his breaches of Rules B1.2, B1.4, B1.9.1, B1.9.2, B1.10 and B1.14 of the Law Society of Scotland Practice Rules 2011; Censure the Respondent; Fine the Respondent in the sum of £7,500 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 28 days from the date of intimation of these findings to lodge a written claim for compensation with the Tribunal Office.
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