Solicitor(s): Robert Jude Peter Kerr, Solicitor, The Robert Kerr Partnership Limited, 12A Moss Street, Paisley
Tribunal Date: 20/09/2016
Appeal Status:No Appeal
Edinburgh 20 September 2016. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 16 March 2016 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Robert Jude Peter Kerr, Solicitor, The Robert Kerr Partnership Limited, 12A Moss Street, Paisley; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct in respect that he, having made a conduct complaint against a fellow solicitor, between 22 July 2014 and 28 May 2015 repeatedly failed or delayed to respond to the reasonable requests of the Complainers for information and documentation relating to his complaint thereby hindering and delaying determination of the complaint which was under investigation for a period of over one year; 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.
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