Solicitor(s): Raymond George Mallon, Solicitor, 8 Carnock Gardens, Milngavie, Glasgow
Tribunal Date: 19/07/2017
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 19 July 2017. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 19 April 2017 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Raymond George Mallon, Solicitor, 8 Carnock Gardens, Milngavie, Glasgow; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in cumulo in respect of his failure (a) to communicate with the Secondary Complainer by failing to respond to the letters of 17 October 2015 and 19 January 2016 and (b) to respond to correspondence and notices from the Complainers; Censure the Respondent; Direct in terms of Section 53(5) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 that any practising certificate held or issued to the Respondent shall be subject to such restriction as will limit him to acting as a qualified assistant to such employer as may be approved by the Council of the Law Society of Scotland or the Practising Certificate Sub Committee of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland and that for an aggregate period of at least three years; 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.
Edinburgh 19 July 2017. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 19 April 2017 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Raymond George Mallon, Solicitor, 8 Carnock Gardens, Milngavie, Glasgow, and having determined that the Respondent was guilty of professional misconduct, considered that it was appropriate to award compensation to the Secondary Complainer; Ordain the Respondent in terms of Section 53(2)(bb) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 to pay to Charles Mullen, 9 Cunningham Street, Grangemouth the sum of £750 by way of compensation in respect of loss, inconvenience and distress resulting from the misconduct within 28 days of the date on which this interlocutor becomes final with interest at the rate of 8% per annum from the due date until paid.
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