Solicitor(s): William Lawson Criggie, formerly at Carlton Building, 63 Carlton Place, Glasgow and now at 137 (2nd Floor) Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Tribunal Date: 05/08/2020
Appeal Status:No Appeal
By Video Conference, 5 August 2020. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against William Lawson Criggie, formerly at Carlton Building, 63 Carlton Place, Glasgow and now at 137 (2nd Floor) Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow; Find the Respondent guilty of professional misconduct individually and in cumulo in respect of his breaches of (a) Rules B6.7.1 and B6.7.2, (b) Rule B6.20.1, (c) Rule B1.7.1 (d) Rules B6.23.1 and B6.23.2, (e) Rule B6.11, (f) Rule B6.18.7, (g) B6.7.3, (h) Rule B6.5.1, (i) Rule B6.18.7 and (j) Rules B1.9.1 and B1.9.2, all of the Law Society of Scotland Practice Rules 2011; Censure the Respondent; Direct in terms of Section 53(5) of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 that for an aggregate period of two years 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 and being supervised by such employer or successive employers 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; 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, FG, 28 days from the date of intimation of these findings to lodge a written claim for compensation.
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