Law Society-v-Saaima Khalid
Interlocutor of 15 November 2022:
By Video Conference, 15 November 2022. The Tribunal having considered the Complaint dated 16 July 2021 at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Saaima Khalid, JKR Law Limited, 103 West Regent Street, Glasgow; Finds the Respondent not guilty of professional misconduct; Finds no expenses due to or by either party other than the award already made on 18 June 2022; and Directs that publicity will be given to this decision and the Interlocutors and Notes of 21 January 2022, 17 March 2022, 19 April 2022 and 18 June 2022, and that this publicity should include the name of the Respondent, her husband, and the Secondary Complainer, but need not identify any other person.
Interlocutor of 28 June 2022:
Edinburgh, 28 June 2022. The Tribunal adjourns the hearing to 13 September 2022 at 10am; Directs the Respondent to lodge amended Answers and any List of Witnesses within seven days of the date of this Interlocutor; Allows fourteen days thereafter for the Complainers to adjust the Complaint and lodge any List of Witnesses; Ordains the Respondent personally to provide her address to the Tribunal Office within fourteen days of the date of this Interlocutor; and Finds the Respondent liable in the expenses of the Complainers and of the Tribunal including expenses of the Clerk, in respect of preparation for and attendance at the hearing on 28 June 2022, 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, to be paid on the Respondent’s behalf by Hughes Dowdall Solicitors.
Interlocutor of 19 April 2022:
By Video Conference, 19 April 2022. The Tribunal, having heard parties’ submissions; Refuses the Complainers’ motion for the Tribunal to sanction the Respondent in terms of Rule 50(1); Refuses the Respondent’s motion for a further procedural hearing; and Continues the case to a hearing in person on a date to be afterwards fixed.
Interlocutor of 17 March 2022:
By Video Conference, 17 March 2022. The Tribunal, having heard submissions from both parties in relation to the motion for the Complainers dated 3 March 2022, Grants the Complainers’ motion for the Tribunal to issue the relevant notice in terms of Rule 50(2) of the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal Procedure Rules 2008 and Continues the Complaint to a virtual procedural hearing on 19 April 2022 at 10am.
Interlocutor of 21 January 2022:
By Video Conference, 21 January 2022. The Tribunal having heard submissions from both parties in relation to the Complaint at the instance of the Council of the Law Society of Scotland against Saaima Khalid, JKR Law Limited, 103 West Regent Street, Glasgow; On the application of the Complainers, the Tribunal in terms of Rule 13(1) of the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal Procedure Rules 2008, Orders the Respondent to produce to the Complainers by 5pm on 18 February 2022 any documents in her custody or under her control falling within the list of documents contained in the Complainers’ motion dated 23 November 2021; and Continues the Complaint to a virtual procedural hearing on 17 March 2022 at 11am.