Wednesday, December 16, 2009
OFT & Which? call for independent regulation of lawyers as Justice Committee hears evidence on Legal Services Bill
Debating chamber Holyrood’s Justice Committee heard regulation must be taken away from the Law Society of Scotland. THE OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING has told the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee the Law Society of Scotland should be stripped of its regulation role, to give better consumer protection in any reformed legal services market, after constant revelations in the media and in consumer groups investigations & public surveys of the legal profession’s constant habit of covering up complaints against the rising numbers of ‘crooked lawyers’ working in Scotland’s many law firms.
Office of Fair Trading & Which? call for independent regulation of legal services in Scotland.
To view much more on this matter may I suggest read Peter Charbi's web site at: