Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Law Society’s legislative powerbase 'is anti-consumer' as Holyrood to hear petition calling for repeal of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980

Petitions CommitteeScottish Parliament’s Petitions Committee to hear petition calling for Law Society to be stripped of its power. LEGISLATION created at Westminster which has given the Law Society of Scotland a right to self-regulate Scotland’s 10,000 plus solicitors for over thirty years, a right which has in the eyes of many been abused to the point the phrase “crooked lawyer” has become common place in Scotland, is now facing a challenge at Holyrood after an online e-petition was filed at the Scottish Parliament calling on MSPs to repeal the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 and end self regulation of Scotland’s legal profession.

The e-petition, filed by a Mr William Burns which is currently open for signatures until 6th January 2011 calls “on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to repeal the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980, end self-regulation, and remove the independence of the legal profession, bringing it onside with true democracy.”

To sign the e-petition and learn more about it’s aims, CLICK HERE. Alternatively you can text '421' and your name to 07537 400395 to add your e-signature to this e-petition. (Texts are charged at your standard network rate. Text signatures will not appear instantly.)

Mr Burns, speaking to Diary of Injustice said today :Every MSP has been provided free of charge a copy of the book “Legal Hell” by Angus M. Brown, a True Story illustrating how self-regulation is incontrovertibly wide open to corruption. This specific matter of policy and a superabundance of other material were submitted to the Justice 1 Committee of the Scottish Parliament between 22 June 2001 and 17 April 2002 for the “Regulation of the Legal Profession Enquiry” and can be found at: Justice 1 Committee Regulation of the Legal Profession Inquiry.”

Mr Burns continued : “My own submissions can be found at No 19 on the page. Representatives of the Law Society presented their own submissions and were also allowed to make lengthy oral presentations, unlike members of the public, creating an unfair imbalance in their favour. Many members went down various avenues to attain justice, but the common stumbling block is the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980, which allows the Law Society to protect its members through this self-regulatory legislation.”

The 4m Crooked Lawyer - Daily Record 1991A 30 year run of Scots crooked layers may become less frequent if fully independent regulation of Scots legal profession takes place. Any client of a solicitor in Scotland having been put in the unenviable position of having to complain about the legal services provided to them by their legal representatives will be well aware of the problems in trying to pursue complaints against solicitors, while having to deal with the almost unearthly processes employed by the Law Society of Scotland & Scottish Legal Complaints Commission to defeat the aims of consumers who for the most part, used the services of a solicitor expecting a fair deal and access to justice.

Indeed, many clients have come to realise that using Scottish legal services can mean lengthy waits of years for court appearances, common failures to deal with even the simplest of tasks, and the inevitable ‘padded’ and unexplained huge fee demands of solicitors for very little coherent work carried out on their clients behalf.

Forcing the Scottish Parliament to confront the Law Society’s legislative powerbase, the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980, which, as many legal insiders admit themselves, allows the Scots legal profession almost a free hand in the world of regulation & political double-dealing, may finally bring changes of increased consumer confidence in what is one of Scotland’s worst performing in terms of public trust, yet highest earning professions which, as the almost compulsory route for access to justice in Scotland, everyone at some stage in their lives must use.

The complaints process operated by both the Law Society of Scotland & SLCC has consistently been described by many involved in it as “Torturous” & “Prejudiced against clients while protective of crooked lawyers”, and the passage in the Scottish Parliament in 2006 of the Legal Profession & Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007, which created the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC)after a long campaign to reform the legal complaints system, a campaign which involved many consumer campaign groups, organisations, individuals and even the media, has so far done nothing to resolve the intense prejudice consumers & clients face when attempting to secure a fair hearing of complaints they are inevitably forced to make against their solicitor when things go wrong.

The Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 established the Law Society of Scotland in terms of legislation, giving it many controversial powers & duties including representing the interests of its solicitor membership and the interests of the public (& client)in relation to the legal profession.

The 1980 act also empowered the Law Society of Scotland to maintain professional indemnity insurance cover and a ‘guarantee fund’ to ‘protect’ solicitors clients from negligent & crooked lawyers. Both schemes, the first known as the “Master Policy”, an insurance scheme run by brokers Marsh UK and backed by insurers Royal Sun Alliance & others, and the “Guarantee Fund”, an in-house compensation scheme managed by the Law Society itself are ultimately famous for their failures to pay out in most cases where solicitors have either stolen or frittered away their clients finances through theft, or their poor quality of work on their client’s behalf.

The Master Policy itself was the subject of an independent investigation carried out during 2009 by the University of Manchester’s Law School, The investigation’s findings linked the insurance arrangements for protecting crooked lawyers to the deaths of clients, while the Guarantee Fund was revealed as little more than a multi million pound masterpiece of claims dodging corruption.

Law Society of ScotlandRepealing the 1980 Solicitors Act and the Law Society will bring a fairer deal for public in access to justice & regulation of legal services complaints says petition. The Scottish Parliament’s website gives the following background information in relation to the petition : The action requested in the petition is necessary because, hitherto, decisions have been made by, for example, previous Justice 1 and 2 Committees, loaded in favour of a self-regulated legal profession, detrimental to the best interests of the public. Section 1(3), in particular, of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 epitomises the limitless scope the Law Society has to protect its members at the expense of the public, which states:

The Society may do anything that is incidental or conducive to the exercise of the functions [i.e., the promotion of- (a) the interests of the solicitors? profession in Scotland; and (b) the interests of the public in relation to that profession] or the attainment of those objects.?

Section 1 of the Act states, verbatim:

1.--(1) The Law Society of Scotland (referred to in this Act as "the Society") shall continue to exist and shall exercise the functions conferred upon it by this Act.

(2) The objects of the Society shall include the promotion of

(a) the interests of the solicitors? profession in Scotland; and

(b) the interests of the public in relation to that profession.

(3) The Society may do anything that is incidental or conducive to the exercise of these functions or the attainment of those objects.

(4) Schedule 1 shall have effect in relation to the Society.

Schedule 1 of the Act, under the heading "Powers", at 10 (e) and (f) state, respectively:

The Society may

(e) accept any gift of property for the purposes of the Society;

(f) accept, hold and administer any gift of property or hold as trustees any property for any purpose which the Society consider to be for the benefit of solicitors in Scotland or their dependants or employees or any substantial body of such solicitors or dependants or employees.

The use of the adverb "anything" in Section 1(3) above is not restrictive and does not limit the application or reference of the term and to what extent the Law Society can and does protect its members at the expense of the public. In fact, the Law Society has a vested interest in protecting its members. This creates a conflict of interest between Sections 1(2a) and 1(2b) because, if the Law Society is to choose who to protect, either a fully paid up licence member of the Society, or Joe Bloggs, their loyalty will naturally, and almost invariably, come down in favour of one of their members.

Furthermore, Schedule 1(10) (e) and (f) could reasonably be viewed as an invitation to prosperous solicitors to proffer gifts, monies or properties to the Society in exchange for quid pro quo favours. This additional bond of fellowship between the Society and its membership does nothing for the confidence of an aggrieved client with a justifiable complaint against a solicitor.

The 1980 Act is, therefore, potentially and actually a distinct conflict of interest. The aforementioned Section and Schedule alone leave the 1980 Act wide open to abuse. Self-regulation in any way shape or guise is the pivotal enemy of any true democracy; therefore any civilised society. It is not only undemocratic it is antidemocratic, anti-society and hostile to a public unconversant with all the nuances of our ambiguously cryptic laws.

There have been no Bills passed or laws enacted since 1980 that does anything to remedy this stark conflict of interest and there have been no recent announcements made by the Scottish Government that might have a bearing on our petition.

My advice ? If you have been forced by the actions of your solicitor or your legal representatives to make a complaint to either the Law Society of Scotland or the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission (SLCC), you may wish to consider signing the petition, and ensure the focus of attention in the debate on self regulation of the legal profession shifts to the legislative power the Law Society of Scotland uses against consumers & clients to preserve itself, preserve its members and preserve its political power to prevent legislative reforms aimed at giving the consumer & client a fair deal.

The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission were asked for comment on the aims of the petition. A spokesperson said "The SLCC has no comment to make about this petition as this time."

No one was available at the Law Society to give comment although a source close to the legal profession said “the Law Society will use any means to fight any attempt to remove its powers of self-regulation.”

A Holyrood insider commenting on the petition said he “could imagine various Directors of the Law Society again preparing their poison pen letters & ‘on the qt’ briefings for MSPs to save their skins once again” which, from my own personal experience with the Petitions Committee is probably what will happen next … so being forewarned, I would advise readers to sign the petition and spread the word !

48 comments:

Anonymous said...

Yes a good idea Peter and thank you Mr Burns - I will sign this.

PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION EVERYONE AND END THE LAW SOCIETY'S REIGN PROTECTING CROOKED LAWYERS

Anonymous said...

Yes I'm sure the law Society will be out to kill this off pretty quickly with a few greased palms at Holyrood.

Good luck anyway !

Anonymous said...

30 years of allowing bent lawyers to get away with it is long enough for any organisation to prove they are anti consumer

Anonymous said...

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will be along any minute to say how much he will defend the Law Society and his money laundering colleagues in his beloved legal profession from any attempt to reform complaints!

Anonymous said...

89 signatures already when I added mine, many no doubt to your publicity for the petition.

Let's hope it sets a record and wait for Uriah Heep....sorry, Nigel Don.....to dismiss them all as 'frequent flyers'.

Anonymous said...

In my opinion the Law Society of Scotland is simply there to abuse the public.

Protecting lawyers is the only concern they have.

Anonymous said...

A Holyrood insider commenting on the petition said he “could imagine various Directors of the Law Society again preparing their poison pen letters & ‘on the qt’ briefings for MSPs to save their skins once again”

something along the lines of "if you dont vote this out we will make sure your political career is ruined" ?

Peter Cherbi said...

# Anonymous @ 8 December 2010 13:51

A good point ... if they cant achieve public confidence & total consumer protection in 30 years they certainly do not deserve to be a regulator of anything ...

# Anonymous @ 8 December 2010 14:08

He may ... although it appears a law firm Mr MacAskill once worked in has dealings in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens ... so perhaps some explaining to do when this hits the papers ...

# Anonymous @ 8 December 2010 15:11

Thanks.

# Anonymous @ 8 December 2010 15:13

Yes ... and the worst thing about it is .. they appear to enjoy it ...

# Anonymous @ 8 December 2010 16:18

Yes ...

Anonymous said...

"He may ... although it appears a law firm Mr MacAskill once worked in has dealings in the Cayman Islands and other tax havens ... so perhaps some explaining to do when this hits the papers ..."

Nice one Peter although if its the same law firm I'm thinking of it might end up unpublished because they apparently represent most of the Scottish papers.

Keep up the good work!

Anonymous said...

(2) The objects of the Society shall include the promotion of

(a) the interests of the solicitors? profession in Scotland; and YES MR MILL AND HIS COLLEAGES ARE BRILLIANT AT THAT. How is the job doug at glasgow uni?

(b) the interests of the public in relation to that profession. solicitors from hell, Scotland Against Crooked Lawyers, petercherbi.blogspot.com,

all provide irrefutable evidence the Law Society is a crusher of clients interests. The Law Society is only fit for protecting solicitors rights, even when they are a mile away from legallity.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

In my opinion the Law Society of Scotland is simply there to abuse the public.

Protecting lawyers is the only concern they have.

YES PETER THEY ENJOY RUINING PEOPLE, IF IT WERE NOT THE CASE THEIR REPUTATION WOULD BE BETTER FOR IT.

THE LAW SOCIETY JUSTICE MENTALLITY IS NOT ABOUT JUSTICE, IT IS ABOUT JUST US, LAWYERS ARE ENTITLED TO JUSTICE, SELF RELULATION THE WORLD OVER.

Anonymous said...

Thanks.I'll sign it too.

We'd all be better off if the Law Society were put out of business.

Anonymous said...

LEGISLATION created at Westminster which has given the Law Society of Scotland a right to self-regulate Scotland’s 10,000 plus solicitors for over thirty years, a right which has in the eyes of many been abused to the point the phrase “crooked lawyer” has become common place in Scotland, is now facing a challenge at Holyrood after an online e-petition was filed at the Scottish Parliament calling on MSPs to repeal the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 and end self regulation of Scotland’s legal profession.

Yes Peter its about time the Law Society's reign as the legal terrorist of complaints is ended.After all why should clients who pay for these solicitors to go around money laundering and embezzling effectively subsidise the likes of Yelland Mill and Lorna Jack to go around deciding who gets a fair hearing or not.

Anonymous said...

Well it is a big surprise to see its an English based piece of legislation which allowed the Law Society to run amok.

Anonymous said...

TELL EVERYONE - NOW!!!

Give the miserable, self serving and thoroughly selfish Law Society of Scotland - and their notoriously corrupt insurance provider Marsh - a Christmas present they will not forget!

Anonymous said...

Every MSP has been provided free of charge a copy of the book “Legal Hell” by Angus M. Brown

I WOULD JUST LIKE TO SAY TO EVERYONE LAWYERS ARE HELL, BECAUSE WHEN IT GOES WRONG AN INDIVIDUAL CLIENT HAS ZERO RIGHTS, AND WITHOUT RIGHTS ONE BECOMES AN OBJECT FOR THE ABUSERS TO HEAP ON THE PRESSURE. THE LEGAL PROFESSION IN MY OPINION ARE SIMPLY EVIL INCARNATE ACTING IN CONCERT. THEIR POWER MUST BE CONTROLLED LIKE A DANGEROUS DOG.

Anonymous said...

Mr MacAskill citizenship means equality in public life. Now there are people who have full legal, civil, and political rights. Self regulation destroys citizenship for lawyers victims because they are automatically stripped of legal rights. As a man who has a public duty through the office you hold to your constituents and the people of this country you must end self regulation.

Anonymous said...

Very good Peter.

I especially liked your focus on the law being created at Westminster which should tell a lot in itself,the Law Society of Scotland being one of the most pro-unionist institutions in Scotland.Needless to say no one needs to ask why this is the case now!

Anonymous said...

The Law Society are not fit to protect the public, they are very dangerous. These people barr clients rights to save their lawyers. I am convinced they are as ruthless as the Nazis. I have dealt with them, they are scum, evil, ruthless, good job they do not have gas chambers.

Any person reading Peter's blog beware lawyers are very dangerous.
people. I wrote to a Sheriff at Hamilton Sheriff Court. She could not give me a legal opinion but she also did not tell me she was insured by the same company as all lawyers & sheriffs are through the Law Society Master Policy, she was insured by the company I was trying to sue. You have guessed it I lost my case.

Litigation serves one purpose making money for the legal profession. Do not try to sue anyone, especially lawyers, you will lose I promise you.

Anonymous said...

A good idea although repealing the 1980 act will have all sorts of consequences for a whole raft of legislation which refers to it.

If I may suggest you should all focus on what kind of legislation should replace it as the Petitions Committee are bound to ask all sorts of annoying questions most of which will probably be written in a script provided by the LSoS.

Anonymous said...

Also in favour of getting rid of the Law Society and all their crooked lawyers still allowed to work!

Anonymous said...

Nothing I heard about lawyers could shock me.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will be along any minute to say how much he will defend the Law Society and his money laundering colleagues in his beloved legal profession from any attempt to reform complaints.

A Justice Secretary who remains tight lipped on lawyers keeping their jobs after "money laundering". Speaks volumes don't your think.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill will be along any minute to say how much he will defend the Law Society and his money laundering colleagues in his beloved legal profession from any attempt to reform complaints.

A Justice Secretary who remains tight lipped on lawyers keeping their jobs after "money laundering". Speaks volumes don't your think.

Anonymous said...

When I look at some of the people politicians call terrorists I wonder about the home grown enemies, known as the legal profession.

Anonymous said...

I expect the dirty tricks brigade at the Law Society will be working overtime on this one

Anonymous said...

Good idea to get rid of the Law Society especially after they allow money launderers to keep their jobs!

SIGN THE PETITION PLEASE EVERYONE

Anonymous said...

It may be stating the obvious but the Crown office and Law Society hate prosecuting lawyers. This manifests itself as a form legal aparthied, Lawyers exonerated and the man in the street prosecuted for the same offence.

The difference an LLB degree and prejudice against non lawyers. This is one reason of many self regulation is a criminal setup which must end.

A JUSTICE SYSTEM? EVERYONE EQUAL BEFORE THE LAW? IGNORANCE OF THE LAW IS NO EXCUSE, LAWYERS SHOULD BE DEALT WITH HARSHER AS THE UNDERSTAND THE LAW, I MEAN THEY ALL THINK CLIENTS ARE THICK.

IT IS NOT JUSTICE IT IS FAVOURITISM.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

A good idea although repealing the 1980 act will have all sorts of consequences for a whole raft of legislation which refers to it.

If I may suggest you should all focus on what kind of legislation should replace it as the Petitions Committee are bound to ask all sorts of annoying questions most of which will probably be written in a script provided by the LSoS.

8 December 2010 22:30

Possibly but as Peter says the Law Society have been at it for 30 years and there are still plenty crooked lawyers getting away with it.

Its time to admit the Solicitors 1980 act is not only wrong - its also unjust and most certainly anti-consumer or anti-client.

Time for change !

Anonymous said...

So where are Scotland's supposedly 'free' press when there's a proposal to the parliament to get rid of the laws the Law Society uses to preserve itself ?

Kind of makes you think this situation is deserving of WIKILEAKS attention ?

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill MSP from his website his

Responsibilities include: Criminal law and procedure, youth justice, criminal justice social work, police, prisons and sentencing policy, legal aid, legal profession, courts and law reform, anti-social behaviour, sectarianism, human rights BUT DO NOT EXPECT PROTECTION FROM KENNY'S LAWYER CHUMS WHEN ONE OF THEM RUINS YOUR LIFE, fire and rescue services, community safety, civil contingencies, drugs policy and related matters, liquor licensing, vulnerable witnesses, victim support AS LONG AS YOU ARE NOT A VICTIM OF A SCOTTISH LAWYER and civil law, charity law, religious and faith organisations.

OH KENNY, WHERE IS THE PROTECTING THE PUBLIC FROM CROOKED LAWYERS ON YOUR LIST?

OH I FORGOT, YOUR PROFESSION MUST BE PROTECTED NO MATTER THE SEVERITY OF THEIR CRIMES. YOU ARE A JUSTICE MINISTER WITH AN AGENDA TO PROTECT THE FILTHY LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND AND IT'S MEMBERSHIP.

Anonymous said...

Right to Receive Equal Treatment
The United Kingdom (UK) has specific legislation on equality that outlaws discrimination and provides a mechanism for individuals to lodge complaints with the courts when they experience unlawful discrimination.


WE SHOULD LODGE A COMPLAINT WITH THE EUROPEAN COURT MR MACASKILL ON THE GROUNGS THAT WE HAVE A JUSTICE MINISTER WHO DESCRIMINATES AND DENIES VICTIMS OF CROOKED LAWYERS A FAIR HEARING BECAUSE HE FAVOURS THE CORRUPT LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND, AND THE 10,000 CROOKS PROTECTED BY IT.

YOU ARE NOT INTERESTED IN JUSTICE MR MACASKILL IF A LAWYER WILL BE RUINED. THAT MAKES YOU A CORRUPT JUSTICE MINISTER.

Anonymous said...

Law Society of Scotland’s weak touch self-regulation allows ‘crooked lawyers’ to continue working for unsuspecting clients.

THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND’S self serving, self protecting system of lawyers regulating each other has once again demonstrated the Scottish legal profession is thoroughly unfit to regulate its 10,000 solicitors and protect the client’s best interests at the same time, as the Sunday Mail newspaper revealed this weekend yet another ‘disgraced lawyer’ solicitor Steven Anderson, has returned to work after the Scottish Legal Aid Board found him guilt of making ‘unjustified claims’, while the Law Society has taken NO ACTION to protect the public.

The Sunday Mail’s investigation into Steven Anderson came after Scottish Legal Aid Board issued an earlier Press Release stating an investigation had found non-compliance with SLAB’s Code of Practice for Criminal Legal Assistance.

The SLAB Press Release identified solicitor Steven Anderson, stating “this non‐compliance included: holding unnecessary meetings with clients, and making inappropriate, multiple and repetitive grants of advice and assistance”.

Curiously however, the Press Release from the Scottish Legal Aid Board contained no figures of how much money in terms of claims to the Legal Aid Board Mr Anderson had received, now revealed by the Sunday Mail to stand at a staggering £560,330.

Post your complaints on Solicitors from Hell. Law Society is a waste of time for clients.

THE ABOVE LAWYER IS STILL WORKING BUT CANNOT DO LEGAL AID WORK.

WHY HAVE THE LAW SOCIETY TAKEN NO ACTION, BEWARE.

WHY NO PROSECUTION MR MACASKILL?

IF I GOT INCOME SUPPORT ILLEGALLY
I AM SURE YOU WOULD WANT ME PROSECUTED.

Anonymous said...

The Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal is nothing but a sham.I made a complaint against my lawyer which ended up at the SSDT and they refused to allow me in.In the end he was let off with a slap on the wrist just like all the rest.

If you want justice you have to take it for yourself and go around these bastards who protect money launderers and perverts just because they have law degrees.
==================================
Exactly The Scottish justice system is a criminally run cartel where complaints are whitewashed. No one will ever get justice against a self regulator. Clients need to police these bastards themselves because the system is designed to protect them.

The only solution to the cover up culture of the self regulator is clients united to tell the public to stay away from corrupt lawyer. E Bay type feedback the Law Society Bastards cannot protect their own in this case.

Anonymous said...

One of the best ideas for a petition I've heard in years so good luck to Mr William Burns and all those who signed it.

Down with the Law Society and their protection of the criminals among us!

Anonymous said...

The Law Society is simply legal tyranny, a graveyard to kill of complaints from the public.

Anonymous said...

Brilliant idea and about time we had some real discussion about how lawyers use the law to justify letting their own off the hook for crime after crime.

Best wishes and good luck to Mr Burns,hope to read more of this petition soon!

Peter Cherbi said...

Thanks for all your comments & emails on this article ...

I have also signed the petition and encourage others to do so before the Parliament's e-petitions website begins to experience the same [deliberate] problems which affected the ability of some to put their names to the recent petition regarding the Lockerbie case.

# Anonymous @ 9 December 2010 16:14

Indeed yes, I would welcome Wikileaks giving the Law Society and perhaps the Master Policy some much needed public attention ...

Here we have a regulator and financial institutions which have been linked to the deaths of members of the public by an independent report on the Master Policy carried out by the University of Manchester's Law School in 2009.

When a policy to protect crooked lawyers, some who have committed criminal acts has caused the deaths of members of the public there is certainly a case for as much attention as possible being focussed on the issue ...

I will continue to report on the petition as it progresses through the Scottish Parliament and my best wishes also go to William Burns and all those who have signed the petition.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

One of the best ideas for a petition I've heard in years so good luck to Mr William Burns and all those who signed it.

Down with the Law Society and their protection of the criminals among us!

From you comment I assume you are a lawyer. Sadly I think the Law Society are helping the dissidents by their blind hatred of clients to the extent you all will be detested by the public. Ending Self Regulation should we welcomed by honest hardworking lawyers.

Anonymous said...

http://www.solicitorsfromhell.co.uk/index.php
we have 533 people looking or searching right now.

Hi Peter, it is 7:22 am and solicitors from hell have the above number of people searching. Can you let them know about the petition to repeal the 1980 Act, it may result in a fer thousand signatures. All the best.

Anonymous said...

Julian Paul Assange
"the more secretive or unjust an organisation is, the more leaks induce fear and paranoia in its leadership and planning coterie. ... Since unjust systems, by their nature induce opponents, and in many places barely have the upper hand, mass leaking leaves them exquisitely vulnerable to those who seek to replace them with more open forms of governance.


JULIAN PLEASE TARGET THE SCOTTISH LEGAL ESTABLISHMENT, THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND HAVE CAUSED CLIENT SUICIDES.

Anonymous said...

The eBay fraudster
Amit Sharma, 34, from Sale, Greater Manchester, made £1 million in less than four years from selling fake designer clothes on eBay, which bought him houses and flash cars aplenty.

He shipped in the fakes wholesale, and passed them off as the real thing online. His plans first went awry when a courier was suspicious about the goods he was delivering to Sharma's home. He alerted trading standards, and eventually police raided the house back in 2007. They seized computers and found he was selling the goods under 30 different names.
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If this had happened in Scotland Mr MacAskill this person no doubt would have been jailed. Why do your lawyers avoid prosecution and are allowed to keep their jobs when caught embezzling clients funds? The reason is political, it is called difference. So all citizens are not equal before the law. At what point does difference become injustice Mr MacAskill from your point of view?

Anonymous said...

To all of you people out there who are not victims of these criminals with law degrees I have this to say.

Please for your own and your family and friends sake do not trust lawyers, accountants and doctors ESPECIALLY YOUR GP if you need medical evidence for court proceedings.

We do not want you to learn the brutal lessons we have learned the hard way. We want to save you from a hell you can only understand by dealing with these self regulators. Make no mistake they are criminals and this manifests itself to its maximum when you need help because some of colleagues have ruined you. They are not subject to the rule of law. They examine their own crimes with two consequences.

NO PUNISHMENT FOR THE LAWYER, DOCTOR OR ACCOUNTANT.

NO POSSIBILITY OF JUSTICE FOR YOU.

NO ONE CAN GET A LAWYER TO HELP THEM WHO IS A THREAT TO THE THREE PROFESSIONS ABOVE. OH SURE THEY WILL TAKE YOUR CASE ON TO MAKE LEGAL AID MONEY FOR THREE YEARS AND THE DUMP YOU OUTSIDE THE COURT. THEY ARE ALL INSURED BY ROYAL SUN ALLIANCE SO THEIR INSURERS WOULD BE PAYING YOUR DAMAGES.

PLEASE HEED THIS WARNING, YOU DO NOT WANT TO SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES OF IGNORING IT. OUR MISSION IS TO SPREAD THE WORD SO THAT THE PUBLIC KNOW THAT SELF REGULATION IS SIMPLY TYRANNY. IN SOCTLAND WE HAVE LEGAL DICTATORSHIP.

PLEASE SIGN THE PETITION BY MR BURNS TO END THE LAW SOCIETY STRANGLEHOLD OVER THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE, SO THAT IN FUTURE YOUR CHILDREN HAVE UNIVERSAL LEGAL RIGHTS.

Anonymous said...

The Law Society of England plan to list online lawyers there who have been found guilty of misconduct and worse, what is preventing the Law Society of Scotland and Mr McASkill doing the same here?

Please SIGN THE PETITION

Anonymous said...

Good posting.I've signed the petition and will ask others to sign so we get rid of this crooked Law Society.

Anonymous said...

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