Monday, August 20, 2012

Corruption among lawyers ‘rife’ yet independent regulation of legal profession ‘not necessary’ claims MacAskill & Scottish Government

Kenny MacAskillKenny MacAskill – Reign of error as Justice Secretary since 2007 AS SCANDALS continue to rock Scotland’s legal profession,  leaving a growing trail of clients who suffer heavy financial losses, the price of having a second hand High Street solicitor in charge of Scotland’s justice system for the past FIVE YEARS is clearly beginning to tell on Scots access to justice, where, with no end in sight to Kenny MacAskill’s reign of error, now entering it’s SIXTH YEAR, the Justice Secretary has now indicated his Scottish Government does not consider further independent regulation of the solicitor profession in Scotland to be necessary.

In response to a series questions raised in the Scottish Parliament by Justice Committee member Margaret McDougall MSP (West Scotland, Scottish Labour), on the subject of regulation of the legal profession, Mr MacAskill replied that there will be no further review of regulation of the Law Society of Scotland.

The Justice Secretary also indicated in his responses that the Scottish Government is apparently, supportive of the present arrangements of regulation of Scotland’s legal profession, arrangements which have seen a series of high profile corrupt solicitors escape punishment for complex frauds against their clients involving huge sums of money, while other solicitors have escaped criminal prosecution for the theft of millions of pounds of taxpayer funded legal aid.

The series of questions put to Mr MacAskill by mps Margaret McDougall are published on the Scottish Parliament’s website, among a series of evasive responses from Scottish Ministers on other topics : HERE (pdf)

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour):  To ask the Scottish Executive who oversees the work of the Law Society of Scotland.
(S4W-08503)

Kenny MacAskill:  The Law Society of Scotland is an independent professional body. It is not regulated by the Scottish Government nor any other body but is subject to the provisions of the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 and other enactments.

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour): To ask the Scottish Executive whether it plans to review the regulatory system in place for the Law Society of Scotland.
(S4W-08504)

Kenny MacAskill:  The Scottish  Parliament has recently considered and approved two pieces of legislation which significantly modify the regulatory system in place for the Law Society of Scotland, namely the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010. The Scottish Government has no further plans to review the regulation of the Law Society of Scotland.

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour):  To ask the Scottish Executive what assessment it has made of the performance of the Law Society of Scotland.
(S4W-08505)

Kenny MacAskill:  The Scottish Government does not assess the performance of the Law Society of Scotland.

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour):  To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on the need for independent regulation of the legal profession.
(S4W-08506)

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour):  To ask the Scottish Executive what its position is on self-regulation of the legal profession.
(S4W-08507)

Kenny MacAskill: The Law Society of Scotland is an independent self-regulating professional body for solicitors and conveyancing and executry practitioners.  Section 120 of the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010  laid down the regulatory framework for  the regulation of the Faculty of Advocates by the Court of Session.  Sections 25-29 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 provide for the Lord President of the Court of Session and the Scottish Ministers to approve and regulate professional or other bodies which apply to enable their members to have rights to conduct litigation and rights of audience in the courts.

There are safeguards in place.  Complaints about all legal practitioners can be made to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission which is an independent body.  Further, allegations of misconduct by solicitors may be heard by the Scottish Solicitors’  Discipline Tribunal, another independent body.  In addition, the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010 provided for increased lay  involvement in the work of the Law Society, and a lay majority on its regulatory committee.  The Scottish Government considers these arrangements appropriate and that  there are  adequate safeguards. It  does not consider further independent regulation of the solicitor profession in Scotland to be necessary.

Clearly, from Mr MacAskill’s responses to questions on the subject of regulation of solicitors, Scots consumers of legal services do not stand a chance against lawyers out to rip them off. Similarly, anyone wishing to bring their legal business or litigation to Scotland should take note of the fact that regulation and the lack of real safeguards against rip offs, will also let international & corporate clients down, sooner or later.

Asked about the content of Mr MacAskill’s responses to questions, Margaret McDougall told Diary of Injustice : “I have concerns about self-regulatory bodies and how “independent” they are and how they best serve the public needs.  Since raising these PQs the Law society has kindly offered to meet with me to discuss my concerns and I am looking forward to meeting with them in the near future.”

Speaking to Diary of Injustice, a leading campaigner on reform of regulation of the legal profession condemned Mr MacASkill’s pro-lawyer stance to msps.

He said : “Given Mr MacAskill’s robust defence of the Law Society of Scotland and what are effectively two front companies to get lawyers off the hook - the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission & the Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal, it might appear to anyone viewing the situation with a degree of knowledge or experience that the legal profession has a Scottish Minister in its pocket, bought & paid for.”

Diary of Injustice has been covering injustice against clients & consumers in Scotland’s legal system since 2006, repeating time & again the system of regulation of Scotland’s legal profession is corrupt in name, and corrupt in nature.

In spite of Mr MacAskill’s claims to msps of new regulation, the reality of dealing with Scottish solicitors has shown us time & again that nothing has changed to improve the rights of clients against vindictive, prejudiced and thoroughly dishonest regulatory practices operated by the Law Society of Scotland, Scottish Solicitors Discipline Tribunal and the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission.

Clearly however, there are some msps who do feel the system must be changed, and therefore Diary of Injustice would like to encourage readers who feel strongly on the matter to contact their msps and ask for progress and the introduction of reforms such as fully independent regulation of the legal profession in Scotland and further powers of protection for consumers, such as naming & shaming ‘crooked lawyers’, a policy now implemented in England & Wales by the Legal Ombudsman. If it’s good for the rest of the UK, we Scots can have it too .. and also, a much needed replacement in the Justice portfolio.

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Anonymous said...

Good to see msps are doing some asking,finally!

Anonymous said...

"Reign of error as Justice Secretary since 2007" <<< I like what you've said here.

Keep hammering this one away Peter because its not expected a Minister holds his portfolio for as long as 5 years unless there's a big problem with the party in power.

Now we all know the SNP will get nowhere without Salmond as First Minister but why as you now point out so well is MacAskill still at justice after all these years?

Good one although I expect no less from someone with your obvious writing talent.

KUTGW

Anonymous said...

So is MacAskill holding up the current system of regulation of lawyers as something to be proud of?

The man is a nutter

Of course we dont need to sit still for this do we folks when the system is all about protecting the guilty against the rest of us because this is what is going on,right?

You cannot reason with MacAskill or his lawyers said...

The Justice Secretary has now indicated his Scottish Government does not consider further independent regulation of the solicitor profession in Scotland to be necessary.
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No shock there eh Kenny. I urge people do not batter your heads against a massive concrete wall because you will remain rightless.

Cherbi family inheritance gone.

Mr Gordon Perth Disability benefits seized for four months to pay Kippen Campbell for covering up his injuries.

My sister tortured like Mr Cherbi and Mr Gordon. Glasgow lawyer and Hamilton GP covered up her injuries and cut of her money for five months.

Old lady robbed on her deathbed and Law Lords free lawyer who did it. See http://bentjudges.com/cheating_justice.htm

Lady from East Kilbride sent to O'Donnell who was passing of as dead lawyer. Hamilton CAB Coverup.

Stuart Usher family ruined by Brodies.

Neil's Lockhart forces pensioner out of house for a £100.00 legal bill.

A few serious cases. Mr MacAskill and his bent Government condones this treatment of members of the public. He can stop this but does not want to.

We get to a point where we realise it is utterly impossible to reason with these criminals who are part of a criminal cartel.

Clients the Law Society and Scottish Legal Complaints Commission detest us. We must learn never complain to them. Your complaint will remain secret behind their walls. Print and distribute thousands of leaflets in the town your lawyer's offices are, do not name you lawyer, name the firm. We clients and this is critical, must take complaints away from the Commission and Law Society. It works I have proved it, but they keep quiet about it so as not to encourage others.

You send a complaint to the Law Society or Commission and you may as well throw your complaint on a fire.

CUT THE LAWYERS OUT OF THE COMPLAINTS LOOP AND THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND AND IT'S COMMISSION WILL REAP WHAT THEY HAVE SOWN. THERE ARE 1000's OF THEIR VICTIMS OUT THERE. GET YOUR PRINTERS GOING NOW.

Anonymous said...

All of you ruined clients, only you can regulate lawyers, anything else will never work.

Massive LEGAL leaflet campaigns are the only way forward.

Anonymous said...

I want to know what the Police intend to do about Mr MacAskill LYING TO THE SCOTTISH PEOPLE?

Is it not a COMMON LAW OFFENCE to lie whilst is PUBLIC OFFICE?

There are ONLY TWO possibilities for MacAskill's comments :-

1) He is either a LIAR; OR

2) He is dangerously insane to the point that he is not fit to be a minister because his judgement is so impaired?


Which is it?

Anonymous said...

The only people who can regulate lawyers are their victims. Now I will go the leaflet route before I wiil do battle with bureaucracies that want me beheaded.

MacAskill is a lawyer, how can he ever see the consequences for clients? HE DOES NOT F*****G CARE. My advice to you all, spend money on two reams of paper and print leaflets [providing they are true] is far more effective than writing to any MSP or Lawyer bureaucracy.

THE LAWYERS DECISION AND THEIR COLLEAGUES AFFECTS YOU. YOUR DECISION TO EXPOSE THAT LAWYER RESTS WITH YOU. The DOI Team are correct but so am I and leaflets are a cheap easy way to deal with MacAskill's band of brothers. If you were Drew Penman (the Cherbi family lawyer) would you want 500 leaflets distributed to the public near your offices, stating "Law Society refused to prosecute Penman's theft of my money? They cannot do anything because the statement is true.

It works and you will save yourself the utter horrific torture Peter suffered [and thousands of others] when he dealt with the Law Society.

Leaflets warn other members of the public, THE LAW SOCIETY AND SLCC NEVER WILL.

THE CHOICE IS YOURS FOLKS. TAKE THE COMPLAINTS AWAY FROM THEM AND MIGHTY FORCES WILL COME TO OUR AID.

Anonymous said...

How can MacAskill say that the SSDT & the SLCC are both INDEPENDENT of the Law Society of Scotland?

All he has to do to prove this statement is farcical is to go to the SSDT's website and pick ANY case at RANDOM and he will be totally AMAZED at how corrupt and not independent an Institution it is?

As for the SLCC, its own statistics also prove that it is against the best interests of the Client victim and that it is totally for the crooked Scottish lawyers?

MacAskill yet again proves that he is a hater of the Scottish Public and will seek to defend the Law Society's corrupt ways AT ANY COST?

Anonymous said...

The only people who can regulate lawyers are their victims. Now I will go the leaflet route before I wiil do battle with bureaucracies that want me beheaded.

MacAskill is a lawyer, how can he ever see the consequences for clients? HE DOES NOT F*****G CARE. My advice to you all, spend money on two reams of paper and print leaflets [providing they are true] is far more effective than writing to any MSP or Lawyer bureaucracy.

THE LAWYERS DECISION AND THEIR COLLEAGUES AFFECTS YOU. YOUR DECISION TO EXPOSE THAT LAWYER RESTS WITH YOU. The DOI Team are correct but so am I and leaflets are a cheap easy way to deal with MacAskill's band of brothers. If you were Drew Penman (the Cherbi family lawyer) would you want 500 leaflets distributed to the public near your offices, stating "Law Society refused to prosecute Penman's theft of my money? They cannot do anything because the statement is true.

It works and you will save yourself the utter horrific torture Peter suffered [and thousands of others] when he dealt with the Law Society.

Leaflets warn other members of the public, THE LAW SOCIETY AND SLCC NEVER WILL.

THE CHOICE IS YOURS FOLKS. TAKE THE COMPLAINTS AWAY FROM THEM AND MIGHTY FORCES WILL COME TO OUR AID.

Anonymous said...

The Law Society of Scotland must be one of the most corrupt organisations in the World?

Anonymous said...

Leaflets worked for Thomas Paine,no internet in his day. [if you are interested check]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Paine.

Oh I am not calling for a revolution, only a revolution in our thinking. A different strategy for exposing corrupt lawyers.

It will work for clients too, just like Thomas Paine, the pen is so mighty and so easy to use. No lawyer can control leaflet distribution, name and shame them yourself in your town. But tell the truth, we cannot lie like the Douglas Mill's of the world. He fell on his sword because of his mendacity, we clients are better than that.

Don't report your lawyer, to the Law Society of Scotland {the Master Policy never pays out anyway] or The Scottish Legal Complaints Commission. What did they call us? Oh yes "frequent Flyers". We should take their advice. You will be gray headed without a resolution to your complaint if you go to them. Go public with leaflets, oh to use the Commissions jargon "frequent flyers". Yes be frequent with your flyers about the crooked liars, corrupt lawyers and stop the rot by bypassing the Society and Commission.

I promise you all it will work. If Mr MacAskill cannot end self regulation we can do it for him by naming and shaming his colleagues in our local towns. Remember be frequent with your flyers. Only clients can regulate law firms with leaflets. For example

"Bloggs Solicitors Glasgow stealing mortgage money"

but only do the leaflet if it is true. Over to you.

Anonymous said...

The Scottish Nazi Party will never get my vote.

Anonymous said...

Like the photo of MacAskill, that stern look, is he thinking how dare you question lawyers?

I do not like the man or his colleagues. He is as protective of lawyers and a good mother is of her children. Clients have no chance against these thugs.

Anonymous said...

The legal profession has a Scottish Minister in its pocket, bought & paid for.

I cannot argue with this because it is fact. It may as well be Douglas Mill who is Scotland's Justice Minister. In this respect MacAskill and Mill are the same.

Anonymous said...

Only a lunatic believes self regulation works. The latter is a cleverly design system for protecting those who ruin lives. I would give all of them terminal brain tumours if I could. That would be justice [the only cure] against scum that torture people for money and reputations.

Anonymous said...

I dont know where that photo of MacAskill comes from but the guy looks off his heed!

Anonymous said...

You know, Peter you should be grateful for these kind of comments coming out of MacAskill because it proves the SNP are not fit to govern with people like him in charge who go around saying they will not reform something proved constantly to be rotten to the core as lawyers and the Law Society are.We all know it but have to suffer stories in the papers praising other lawyers but the stories are actually written by lawyers masquerading as journalists so its all bs and just helps us make our minds up NOT to buy any papers or listen to the usual line from broadcasters about how glowing the professions are when they are not.

MacAskill is actually helping some people with comments like this because we take notice of his lies then we save money not buying papers not going to lawyers and staying the hell away from their accountant buddies too.

I also agree with you its time MacAskill is replaced because he has been too long as justice secretary.

Anonymous said...

High Street lawyer screws up the justice system for 5 years.

Good one Peter.

MacAskill sounds like he is reading from a script provided by "vested interests" (liwyers)

Doubtless we can expect similar treatment on matters of regulation when it comes to the new Police service of Scotland etc etc

Anonymous said...

6 years as Justice Minister?

My my .. is there no one (not a lawyer) else in the SNP allowed to do the job of Justice Minister?

What right has MacAskill to remain in this post for so long?

Surely a very bad thing for someone to monopolise one Ministerial portfolio for more than a single Parliament term?

Anonymous said...

More stonewalling from MacRaskill, 'justice' minister for life, a fine legacy you are foisting on the Scottish Public Mr. Salmond.

Anonymous said...

The Justice Secretary has now indicated his Scottish Government does not consider further independent regulation of the solicitor profession in Scotland to be necessary.
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Well lets face this asshole and his government are not on the receiving end of the lawyers scams. The MacAskill's don't care about ruined clients, perhaps they even enjoy it.

Leaflets outside law Firms, and when people ask you why you are doing it just say Kenny MacAskill protected the lawyer I am naming and shaming. Vote the asshole out.

Anonymous said...

If MacAskill is insisting that the SSDT and the SLCC have performed adequately then it confirms one thing and that is he is a Scottish Public Hater?

Anonymous said...

These answers are totally outrageous!

I think that these disingenuous answers are so appalling that there is only one solution and that is that this man must resign or be removed?

Simply disgustingly biased towards his brethren?

Anonymous said...

Should be obvious now to everyone why the likes of John O'Donnell can go around posing as dead lawyers to fiddle clients money and property - because they all have MacAskill's personal backing.

Anonymous said...

WAIT JUST A MINUTE HERE :

WHAT WE ARE TALKING ABOUT HERE IS CRIMINALITY?

AND IT IS NO EXCUSE TO SAY THAT THERE CANNOT BE ANY CRIMINALITY AS THE POLICE AND THE COURTS WOULD DEAL WITH IT?

THE POLICE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO INVESTIGATE THE LAW SOCIETY OFFICE BEARERS AND THE CROWN OFFICE ARE THEIR PROTECTORS AND AFTER ALL THIS IF A CASE DID GET TO COURT ARE THE JUDGES REALLY GOING TO FIND AGAINST THEM?

AND WE SHOULD NOT FORGET THAT IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO TAKE THE LAW SOCIETY TO COURT AND IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO GET JUSTICE THROUGH THE SSDT AND THE SLCC?

SO, MACASKILL IS HAPPY TO WALLOW IN THE KNOWLEDGE THAT THE SYSTEM OF JUSTICE IS CORRUPT AND THAT EVEN SOME WELL KNOWN SCOTTISH LAWYERS HAVE SAID THAT THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND IS DISHONEST?

SO WAKE UP AND SMELL THE HAGGIS MACASKILL AND ACT FOR THE PEOPLE IN SCOTLAND INSTEAD OF ACTING AGAINST THEM?

Anonymous said...

Interesting end to the day reading your blog..

Was Mr MacAskill's 'script' written by Lorna Jack or the Council of the Law Society of Scotland?

Highly embarrassing for Scotland to put it mildly.Will he now go on to say the same about any other industry in need of regulatory reform?

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill:  The Scottish Government does not assess the performance of the Law Society of Scotland.

And

Kenny MacAskill: Sections 25-29 of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 provide for the Lord President of the Court of Session and the Scottish Ministers to approve and regulate professional or other bodies which apply to enable their members to have rights to conduct litigation and rights of audience in the courts.

This is a contradictory statement?

Why the hell do Scottish Ministers not scrutinise the performance of the Law Society of Scotland because they are a statutory body (as well as an independent organisation - they can no longer be called 'professional' though) who wield extraordinary power and who are responsible for the very root essence of standards for the Nation?

If the Law Society of Scotland are corrupt (which they unquestionably are) then the root essance of the Scottish People is bourne out by the example set by those at the centre of Society (The Rule of Law), therefore Scotland is drawn down into the gutter as she has a poisoned and lying heart?

With these Dark Actors in control Scotland will always be destined to be a dodgy character!

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill: The Scottish Government does not assess the performance of the Law Society of Scotland.

Kenny the Law Society is the Scottish Government, they are unelected scumbags like you who control policy to your and their benefit.

Leaflets Kenny nothing else will work.

Anonymous said...

Look,this is not too difficult to stick one on these bent lawyers if everyone here advises people they know to avoid wasting their time/money in a solicitor's office etc and also alert people to the dangers of dealing with lawyers re wills and what have you..come on folks we can dent these crooks profits easily so get to it and bypass MacArsekill's best wishes for the Law Society annual profits!

Anonymous said...

It sure sounds like you folks in Scotland have a big problem with crooked attorneys what a pity I never imagined what I used to think was a nice country is so corrupt like over here

Anonymous said...

"Since raising these PQs the Law society has kindly offered to meet with me to discuss my concerns..."

No douibt Ms. MacDougal MSP will recieve the same message delivered by Douiglas Mill to the Justice Committee, namely 'go and take a hike".

Even more sinister is the fact that her political superiors will probably tell her to do the same - and the Law Society of Sxcotland knows it.

In short, the leaders of all the political parties are already bought and paid for.

Anonymous said...

This guy is a laughing stock with ZERO credibility?

What is Alex Slamond thinking about keeping this deadweight on, it can only harm his chances of glory?

Anonymous said...

The Law Society of Scotland are 'Dealers' in people's misery?

They are not just letting their members off Scot-Free but are causing untold damage to the Scottish Public who they clearly despise?

MacAskill has a choice, he is either part of the SOLUTION or is part of the PROBLEM?

MacAskill knows exactly what the Law Society of Scotland are up to and as such he is a party to their criminality?

Anonymous said...

Judge In Their Own Cause.....

The SLCC & the SSDT are both designed to hammer the victims of Scottish lawyer criminal behaviour and to let off the Scottish lawyers, just as the Law Society of Scotland would like it?

It is ignorant to say that these bodies are independent from the Law Society of Scotland because everyone knows that of course they are not.

The only way that Scottish Society will root out these criminals is if the Police go into their respective offices and make the appropriate arrests?

Anonymous said...


"Was Mr MacAskill's 'script' written by Lorna Jack or the Council of the Law Society of Scotland?"

Good point - I'd say the Council because the former is just a mouthpiece for the latter.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill and Salmond foster and defend a system which they have both longsince known is monopolistic and corrupt, as the Diary of Injustice revealed in a splendid report at;

http://petercherbi.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=McIntyre

Neil Kinnock, Charles Kennedy and dozens of other Westminster MP recognized these facts when they signed an early day motion expressing their outrage, but which has since been 'nobbled' by the all powerfull Law Society of
Scotland -with a little help from its opposite number in England no doubt.

The Labour Party in Scotland are no different, and as for the Tories!

Anonymous said...

Strange line for a Government Minister to take in 2012 after all the regulation disasters of the banks etc

Clearly we need someone who is less lawyer-lovin in the job and also from what I hear a bit more focussed on his work.

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill: The Scottish Parliament has recently considered and approved two pieces of legislation which significantly modify the regulatory system in place for the Law Society of Scotland, namely the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010. The Scottish Government has no further plans to review the regulation of the Law Society of Scotland.
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Hey MacAskill the Law Society of Scotland ARE THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT. They are a gang of torturers and thieves not a professional organisation. They are an interest group to promote lawyer corruption and you and your government are agents for the Society who always bend policy in their favour. Do you think we are gullible fools. F**k off you lawyer protecting tosser.

Here is a test if 100 of us distribute leaflets about a law firm and are all prosecuted by the Law Societies courts we pay for that would prove the courts are corrupt. But we know that already. No person in Scotland can get a fair court trial when lawyers are in a dispute with the public.

You MacAskill are a stain on Scotland, a man who has no compunction about hiding lawyers crimes behind bureaucracy. Only the leaflet route will work, they cannot stop that like they shut down Solicitors from Hell.

And the Lockerbie Bomber, you let him out and stopped his appeal. Who are you protecting? He would have died in prison if the aircraft was full of lawyers,. no disrespect to the victims families.

The law applies to the public.

The Office protects the lawyer and so do the courts.

Kenny MacAskill the Judicial hypocryte.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill's refusal to protect clients from errant lawyers is just as bad as all the other SNP policies about independence that are harming Scotland like the Navy contracts now on hold

http://www.scotsman.com/the-scotsman/scottish-independence-navy-frigate-contracts-will-be-held-after-uk-split-vote-1-2479063

Scottish independence: Navy frigate contracts will be held after UK split vote

By DAVID MADDOX
Published on Tuesday 21 August 2012 07:33

THE Ministry of Defence has revealed that contracts worth billions of pounds to build the next generation of Royal Navy frigates will not be awarded until after it is likely Scotland has voted in the referendum on independence.

Specifications for 13 new Type 26 Frigates were unveiled by the MoD yesterday, but crucially officials said that the contracts will not be awarded until the middle of the decade – after the independence referendum expected in 2014.

The MoD insisted the delay was normal but the announcement reinforced fears that Scotland risks missing out on the deals, putting 16,000 jobs and the shipbuilding industry north of the Border at risk.
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If the MOD are not willing to buy Scottish on the run up to independence why should anyone bother putting their money in Scottish lawyers because its too dangerous just like it is too dangerous and stupid for the English to invest in Scots shipyards if the SNP get their way to independence and power forever.

Anonymous said...

I hope companies abandon Scottish lawyer in their droves, Todds Murray V Arakin £4.00 for a photocopied sheet and the plundering of accounts. Sixteen year case, does the court ever side with a member of the public?

You protect them MacAskill because your names are becoming synonymous with corruption. The Law Society is radical evil and anyone who supports it's unregulated criminality is the same. You want to protect lawyers MacAskill, that is all you care about. You are worse than the Government at Westminster.

Anonymous said...

Scotland is a legal dictatorship masquerading as a democracy. It is proof that having the vote means nothing because MSP's favour lawyers. The Law Society and it's branches are the clandestine government of Scotland, MacAskill wants his lawyers to ruin you because he is not on the receiving end of this vile union.

Anonymous said...

Specifications for 13 new Type 26 Frigates were unveiled by the MoD yesterday, but crucially officials said that the contracts will not be awarded until the middle of the decade – after the independence referendum expected in 2014.
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The MOD putting the financial carrot before the SNP Donkey. Well if the contracts do not go to Scottish yards the SNP won't be on unemployment benefits, eh Salmond. You won't be on £65.00 a week and being called a free rider. They are really just doing a MacAskill looking after their own like he does with his lawyers.

Anonymous said...

Corruption among lawyers ‘rife’ yet independent regulation of legal profession ‘not necessary’ claims MacAskill & Scottish Government.
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They just want lawyers protected and F**k the public. Some advert for a Government who want independence.

I hope you independence campaign fails Salmond, I never liked you even though I agree with some things you say.

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill: The Scottish Parliament has recently considered and approved two pieces of legislation which significantly modify the regulatory system in place for the Law Society of Scotland, namely the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007 and the Legal Services (Scotland) Act 2010. The Scottish Government has no further plans to review the regulation of the Law Society of Scotland.
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Hey MacAskill the Law Society of Scotland ARE THE SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT. They are a gang of torturers and thieves not a professional organisation. They are an interest group to promote lawyer corruption and you and your government are agents for the Society who always bend policy in their favour. Do you think we are gullible fools. F**k off you lawyer protecting tosser.

Here is a test if 100 of us distribute leaflets about a law firm and are all prosecuted by the Law Societies courts we pay for that would prove the courts are corrupt. But we know that already. No person in Scotland can get a fair court trial when lawyers are in a dispute with the public.

You MacAskill are a stain on Scotland, a man who has no compunction about hiding lawyers crimes behind bureaucracy. Only the leaflet route will work, they cannot stop that like they shut down Solicitors from Hell.

And the Lockerbie Bomber, you let him out and stopped his appeal. Who are you protecting? He would have died in prison if the aircraft was full of lawyers,. no disrespect to the victims families.

The law applies to the public.

The Office protects the lawyer and so do the courts.

Kenny MacAskill the Judicial hypocryte.

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What an absolutely inspiring post my friend...

I agree with you completely...

I would stand shoulder to shoulder with you against this MOB my friend (because that is what they are, a ruthless psycopathic criminal gang)?

These People are sucking the very marrow out of our bones?

They are psychopaths because they show no remorse and actually revel in hearing reports that the Scottish Public are being damaged through their deeds?

Scotland does not deserve a gang of quarter wits pretending to be something that they can never be?

What happened to all the good men and women of Scotland?

What happened to all the investigative journalists driven by a sense of JUSTICE?

What happened to our now rotton Judicial System?

What happened to our once well earned reputation in the banking industry?

What happened to our sense of morals and community spirit?



The ANSWER to all of the above starts and finishes with the Law Society of Scotland and the corrupted system that they have built up........?

You see, Scotland has lost its DIRECTION.....it's whole PURPOSE .......for being?

Once a Country has lost it's faith in the RULE OF LAW and are faced with the certainty that JUSTICE is no longer a guarantee and where Scottish Lawyers are almost ALWAYS allowed to DISREGARD the LAWS OF THE LAND and walk away from the carnage they cause and are let off SCOT-FREE, then all of the SCOTTISH SPIRIT we are famous for is eroded away in short order and we become a country full of scumbags and deviants........?

TRULY, the Law Society of Scotland are EVIL (or at least some Office Bearers are) but they are only allowed to be so because the whole system is OUT OF CONTROL and CORRUPT.

MacAskill says it all, nobody asesses the Law Society of Scotland.....?

They answer to nobody and they are allowed to completely ignore the LAW OF THE LAND and in such an environment where they are protected by the Procurator Fiscal Offices and the Crown Office they overtly and defiantly break the law because they know that they can........?

The moment of reckoning HAS to come soon.....?

I believe it is already too late for the SNP (the Scottish Public will stamp the SNP out for failing them with regard to the lie which brought in the SLCC) but unless the whole legal hierarchy is raked through then Scotland iwill die off caused by being poisoned from within....?

Anonymous said...

MacAskill is more helpful to lawyers than even his own constituents - I've heard a few tales about people going to him and not getting any help just the brush off I suppose he's not proud of them just needs their votes of course,time for Kenny to be OOT!

Anonymous said...

Arrogance and ruin right to the end - this guy MacAskill does not care about the rest of us why should we vote for his lawyer protecting party

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill, they will carry on ruining people, because you are here to protect them.

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall (West Scotland) (Scottish Labour):

Good evening Margaret, I stopped voting because of these rats and their MSP protectors. Like many I was left rightless by the Scottish Legal Profession. One of the important criterion for democracy is equality before the law. MacAskill's brothers by not representing victims interdict them from the courts. We are not equal before the law.

John Stuart Mill was right when he wrote, "democracy is no guarantee of freedom". I have no faith in anything now except the DOI Team. At least you asked relevant questions. MacAskill is condoning, theft, client suicides, benefits stopped to pay law firms fees for covering up occupational injury legal aid theft. I would take him and his Law Society to the Marianas Trench in the Pacific 7 miles deep and smile when I scuttled the ship they were on. Bad evil people, who are never on the receiving end of the lawyers scalpel. The should be jailed for the ruthless calculating criminals they are.

Anonymous said...

Scottish Government are not fit to run an independent Scotland by any stretch of the imagination.I for one will be moving my bank accounts to English based banks to make sure these MacAskill style tossers dont plunder what I've got left,hope everyone else does the same

Anonymous said...

The Law Society, houses some of the most evil people on the planet. And MacAskill is every bit as evil as they are.

Anonymous said...

The only time I will vote is to show I am against Scottish Independence. Our clandestine enemies are in Edinburgh.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill kissing 10,400 lawyers arses but he cannot control leaflets and neither can they. You have head it from the horses mouth, the status quo remains. So name and shame them yourself with leaflets near their offices.

We will see how professional they are then MacAskill.

Anonymous said...

Just add a small black moustache, a brown shirt and a pair of black shorts to the photo and see who we get - ring any bells?

Anonymous said...

http://www.slab.org.uk/public/solicitor-finder/

Not surprisingly no mention of the dangers of dealing with lawyers.

Anonymous said...

http://scottishlegalcomplaints.com/how-to-complain.aspx

How to Complain
What you need to know

You must first of all give your legal practitioner the chance to resolve your complaint. If you have not done so, we will ask you to make the complaint to them and it will be recorded by us as premature. We will also write to the practitioner to tell them we have done this. A practitioner is someone who is a solicitor, advocate, commercial attorney, conveyancing or executry practitioner.

If your practitioner is unable to resolve the complaint, you should send it to the SLCC. We deal with three types of complaint; service complaints, conduct complaints and handling complaints.
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You will be wasting your efforts, print your own leaflets naming and shaming your lawyer near their own offices. That will work by warning clients, the SLCC keep it all hush hush. But please tell the truth, because you will have right on your side.

Anonymous said...

http://www.lawscot.org.uk/forthepublic

As well as representing its members, the [Society promotes the interests of the public THIS IS A LIE, NEVER TRUST THIS GROUP] in relation to the solicitors' profession. This section contains information on some common legal issues, solicitor standards [THEY DON'T HAVE STANDARDS] , consumer protections for the public [DON'T EXIST] and how to make a complaint about a solicitor. [YOU WANT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT YOUR SOLICITOR, THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY AS OUTLINED BELOW].
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You will be wasting your efforts this the Law Society the real Government of Scotland. Print your own leaflets naming and shaming your lawyer near their own offices. That will work by warning clients, the Law Society keep it all hush hush. But please tell the truth, because you will have right on your side. We are not Douglas Mill's we are better than him. Oh and I do not believe if any client gets taken to court he or she can get a fair trial in Scotland, impossible as the courts lawyers, sheriffs and Judges are all Law Society members. Over to you.

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall is going in to see the Law Society about this?

My msp was asked to go in and when he came out he didn't want to know me and I cant get any msp to help me since.

Arm twisting by the Law Society responsible for denying my rights.Nasty people.

Anonymous said...

http://petercherbi.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=McIntyre

Parhaps MacAskill is on to a wee earner here, getting a few bob of the money stolen from his pals clients.

Anonymous said...

What an absolutely inspiring post my friend...

I agree with you completely...

I would stand shoulder to shoulder with you against this MOB my friend (because that is what they are, a ruthless psycopathic criminal gang)?
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Hello Friend, these people taught us and many others that they are as evil as the Nazi's, any profession that will drive people to suicide will murder if they need to.

As a political theorist once wrote "evil can only manifest itself when good people do nothing". They are radical evil and they are so complacent they will reap their nemeses by digging their own graves.

Make no mistake they enjoy ruining people's lives. They are all evil incarnate.

Trust no lawyer.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill & Scottish Government bought and paid for by the Law Society of Scotland. This is how powerful groups undermine the democratic process.

All MSP's are traitors to the Scottish electorate.

Anonymous said...

I would stand shoulder to shoulder with you against this MOB my friend (because that is what they are, a ruthless psycopathic criminal gang)?
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Yes my friend if we all start doing that they are finished. My advice send your friends e mail links to Peter's blog, any medium, paper, electronic. Leaflets and pamphlets worked for Thomas Paine in the 19th Century

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Paine

We have great social media which the Law Society would love to control. As I said before I am not calling for a revolution as Thomas Paine was involved in, only a revolution in our thinking.

We are all part of the new enlightenment, and we together as a group will destroy self regulation because the Law Society are the Scottish Government. It is a great thing to think outside the box, and we have to use leaflets in their thousands, e mails to our friends and colleagues, to protect our children when they grow up.

To ban free speech and freedom of expression is to crush the ability to act. If they try to do that then Scotland becomes a dictatorship. They have closed internet sites already, Solicitors From Hell, because they do not want an E Bay type feedback system. They are revealing a lot about their methods by silencing dissent.

Victory to all campaigners.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill says it all, nobody asesses the Law Society of Scotland.....?

Yes exactly, they are left to do what they want. In the lawyers bureaucracy there are no laws. no balance of power, no justice only tyranny towards those outside their axis of evil. They call us "thorns in their flesh", when they are unbalanced psychopaths who destroy access to the courts to protect their own.

The people elect MSP's who allow the unelected Law Society to control all policy in their favour. The staff of the Law Society and Commission could move into the seats of the MSP's because where attitudes to lawyer corruption are concerned they are all the same. It is like the Law Society has cloned the politicians to silently crush their prey, the Scottish People.

If Herr Salmond gets his way nationalism will lead to further human rights abuses to protect lawyers and their profitable torture machine.

Anonymous said...

With this kind of attitude MacAskill isnt going to be much use to any of his constituents who have got problems with lawyers..

Pretty awful a supposed Minister in a Government rubbishes the idea of better/independent regulation for a profession we all know needs it!

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall is going in to see the Law Society about this?
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Well if Margaret stands up for you against the Law Society she is a brave woman and I applaud her for her courage. She will be unique because she will be against most MSP's too. We need Rottweilers {and I do not mean this in a derogatory way Margaret] in Parliament not a bunch of bum kissers like MacAskill and Salmond who maintain a Law Society Government, masquerading as representative Government.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
http://www.lawscot.org.uk/forthepublic

As well as representing its members, the [Society promotes the interests of the public THIS IS A LIE, NEVER TRUST THIS GROUP] in relation to the solicitors' profession. This section contains information on some common legal issues, solicitor standards [THEY DON'T HAVE STANDARDS] , consumer protections for the public [DON'T EXIST] and how to make a complaint about a solicitor. [YOU WANT TO COMPLAIN ABOUT YOUR SOLICITOR, THERE IS ONLY ONE WAY AS OUTLINED BELOW].
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You will be wasting your efforts this the Law Society the real Government of Scotland. Print your own leaflets naming and shaming your lawyer near their own offices. That will work by warning clients, the Law Society keep it all hush hush. But please tell the truth, because you will have right on your side. We are not Douglas Mill's we are better than him. Oh and I do not believe if any client gets taken to court he or she can get a fair trial in Scotland, impossible as the courts lawyers, sheriffs and Judges are all Law Society members. Over to you.

22 August 2012 10:33
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Yes, you are right. MacAskill's responses to these questions appear to be taken straight out of the management speak jumbo jumbo guide for the Scottish Government and is designed to be the generic stock answer?

MacAskill, you would not know the truth if you stood on it?

For Scotland's sake please go now.

You are a complete waste of space and as a mouth peace for the Law Society of Scotland you are a traitor to the Scottish People?

Anonymous said...

My msp was asked to go in and when he came out he didn't want to know me and I cant get any msp to help me since.
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I know we are all in the same boat because the Law Society of Scotland controls the Parliament. MSP's are human rights abusers. They are more guilty than the Law Society because they are traitors to the people who elected them.

Anonymous said...

That idea I read earlier about putting all your money in English based banks if independence comes along is probably one of the best suggestions I've heard for awhile because with MacAskill and his pals being so lax about regulation there is no hope our money property or livelihoods will be safe with the SNP in an independent Scotland sold down the river for a quick buck!

At the same time people should bloody well wake up and stop handing money over to lawyers as well!

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall is going in to see the Law Society about this?

My msp was asked to go in and when he came out he didn't want to know me and I cant get any msp to help me since.

Arm twisting by the Law Society responsible for denying my rights.Nasty people.


22 August 2012 16:16
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I agree, this looks like the head teacher is calling in the pupil to give them a row for talking out-of-turn in the playground?

It will be very interesting to examine the conduct and questions of Margaret McDougall MSP AFTER the Law Society of Scotland meet with her to establish if she has been bought-off too?

Time will tell?

It's almost as if she is a newby at the Law Society of Scotland's political manipulation game and that she is going to be read the riot act to the effect that her career as a polititions will be snuffed out unless she steps back into line...?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
http://petercherbi.blogspot.co.uk/search?q=McIntyre

Parhaps MacAskill is on to a wee earner here, getting a few bob of the money stolen from his pals clients.

22 August 2012 20:10
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What must be remembered is that it is a common law offence to tell lies in Public Office?

So, why is MacAskill not being arrested for lying about the Law Society of Scotland?

By staying silent about the Law Society's criminal behaviour, MacAskill is selling Scotland's People down the river all in the name of power and greed?

Time will tell if MacAskill will be remembered as one of the most reviled Scot of all time?

What a legacy?

Anonymous said...

Is it possible that Laurel & Hardy are in the mistaken belief that they have to JUMP TO THE LAW SOCIETY'S TUNE because they think that they NEED the Law Society to NEGOTIATE a fair settlement with the UK Government after we vote for Independence?

If so, they really are a couple of idiotic comedians?

The LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND have inveigled themselves into a POSITION OF POWER and IF Scotland decides to vote to be Independent they can expect that the Law Society of Scotland will hold NO ALLEGIENCE to Scotland but instead they will ONLY ACT IN THE INTERESTS OF THEMSELVES AS AN ORGANISATION AND WILL BE HAPPY TO CAPITULATE ON A QUID PRO QUO BASIS WITH THE ENGLISH and will leave Scotland RAPED BARE in the process.

WHILE THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND ARE COUNTING THEIR PILE OF MONEY AND WHERE THEY WILL BE EVEN MORE POWERFUL TO EXERT THEIR CONTROL WHERE THEIR ACTIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE IN FAVOUR OF THE HIGHEST BIDDER?

Act now to cut the knees away from these mendacious crooks or your DESTINY will be to BETRAY the People Of Scotland?

The slapstick routine is NO LONGER FUNNY?

Wake up and smell the haggis boys before it's too late?

There is NO POINT in saying I TOLD YOU SO after Scotland's cupboard is bare?

ACT NOW!

Anonymous said...

I wonder how many Office Bearer's of the Law Society of Scotland past and present would be jailed if the police pulled their phone records?

In a fair and just Scotland I am sure there would be several, however, due to the Procurator Fiscal Office (unlawful filter number one) and the Crown Office (unlawful filter number two) as Shergar may have once said.......?

Nhaaaaaaaaaaaeeeeeeeee Chance?

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall may have been asking the correct questions of MacAskill in a play-it-by-the-rule-book kind of way but unless she gets to the nub of the criminality question, it is like bowling oranges to Donald Bradman?

MacAskill will enjoy repetitively knocking them back to you with a straight bat?

Come to the victims of the Law Society's criminality and we will give you Prime Facie evidence of criminality that the Police cannot act upon because the system is so corrupt?

Ask MacAskill if he has been confronted and put on NOTICE over the Law Society's criminality and ask him what action did he personally take as Justice Minister, after being put on Notice?

Squeaky bum-time anyone?

Anonymous said...

What would happen if it was revealed that two named Law Society Office Bearers (one who retired in suspicious circumstances and one current) were both involved in committing a crime in order to try to protect a fellow lawyer's criminal action?



Michio Kaku

Anonymous said...

What would be the possible consequences if evidence was laid out onto the table which showed that the Law Society of Scotland colluded with the SSDT, the SLCC and the CROWN OFFICE in defeating the ends of JUSTICE as a consequence of the Law Society being BLACK-MAILED by one of their own members?

Could this be the SMOKING-GUN that may bring the Law Society down?

This may be a better line of questioning for Mrs MacDougal to follow?

Anonymous said...

Is the Law Society of Scotland the most corrupt institution in the world?

Anonymous said...

http://money.aol.co.uk/2012/08/23/insurer-police-nab-paper-cut-fraudster/?icid=maing-grid7|ukt1|dl4|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D123785

Guy tries to claim damages from RSA for a cut finger, the insurers of Britain's lawyers. He was wasting his time.

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall is going in to see the Law Society about this?

They will start of with a toe, and then perhaps break a leg. Look what happened to Mr Cummings, sinister very sinister, and those who gave the orders as usual, no case to answer. These people will change her from an MSP to RIP.

Anonymous said...

Good questions from Margaret and pleased to see this issue now in focus again.I hope the Law Society do not succeed in putting her off as I'm sure they will now be trying to do but at least now you've written about it we know something is going on.

Margaret's point about assessing the performance of the Law Society is a good one and certainly something that should be put into practice but the question of who will do the assessing is a big one because the SLCC cant be trusted and some quango or stooge political appointment cant be trusted either.Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

This is what happens when there is no balance of power.

Anonymous said...

Lawyers dish out injustice and have a perfect system of protection, Courts favour lawyers, politicians favour lawyers, CAB favour lawyers, Procurator Fiscals favour lawyers, defence unions, SLCC, Law Society.

All complaints channels are clogged by hatred and prejudice and they get upset a people like Rick Kordowski and Peter Cherbi. A perfectly engineered system where they slam the doors to justice in your face.

And they want people to trust them. If I robbed a bank the Police would need to stand down so I could keep robbing banks, Everyone except the client stands down to protect the lawyer.

And they dare to call this a justice system.

Anonymous said...

I agree, this looks like the head teacher is calling in the pupil to give them a row for talking out-of-turn in the playground?
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Yes but the head teacher has not been elected to Parliament to represent the voters. The question is whether the pupil will serve her constituents or a faction of criminals? This is what concerned the political theorist John Rawls about how democratic rights could be trampled on by powerful factions, like bankers donating money to congress or weak MSP's siding with the Law Society. Democracy in Scotland is an illusion where clients rights are concerned.

The Law Society and MSP's want only the people they like to have access to the courts and legal rights.

Anonymous said...

Just to let you know your opener about the impact of having a second hand (rate!) High Street solicitor in charge of Scotland's justice system etc has been the talk of my mates at work all week.All in agreement with you.

Seems you are the only one brave and intelligent enough to say it in public tho!

Anonymous said...

If you could turn every criminal offence committed by or on behalf of the Law Society of Scotland into a 1M x 1M concrete block, do you think it would be able to create a new Forth Crossing?

Anonymous said...

I am currently getting the run around from the SLCC about my 6 month long complaint and still no further forward I think they do as they please because of MacAskill and his disgraceful pro lawyer attitude

Anonymous said...

I challenge MacAskill to read the decisions of the SSDT and to read the performance statistics of the SLCC and then make a statement, rather than glibly responding to serious questions with a stock answer?

Anonymous said...

It would be good if MacAskill would give a statement on the Law Society of Scotland's behaviour, the SLCC and the SSDT to the DOI Team?

After all the DOI Team are true Scottish citizen champions who continuously bring facts to US the Scottish Public showing that the Law Society of Scotland are a dishonest self serving organisation and that the SLCC & the SSDT show that they are also in existence to serve Scottish lawyers and to hammer their victims, the Scottish Public.

All of which shows MacAskill's recent comments to be contemptible, thereby he should take this opportunity to put the record straight and tell the truth for a change and suggest what massive changes are needed to begin to heal the rift in the Public's trust of him and these organisations?

Anonymous said...

I hope Salmond see's how much damage MacAskill is causing the SNP?

Anonymous said...

Corruption among lawyers ‘rife’ yet independent regulation of legal profession ‘not necessary’ claims MacAskill & Scottish Government
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So because the SNP are not on the receiving end of lawyer criminality the Law Societies network of evil can keep destroying lives and protect each other for money and reputations.

And Salmond wants independence, free from London when he wants to allow Scottish lawyers to keep ruining lives. Salmond is worse than Cameron.

Anonymous said...

Lawyers representing clients on legal aid have spoken of their anger after being told they can claim less in expenses if they travel to court by car.

The Legal Services Commission, which operates the legal aid scheme, is cutting the mileage rate for cars from 45p a mile to 25p and urging lawyers to use public transport.

The move is part of Government attempts to slash £350 million from the annual £2 billion legal aid bill.
Bus

Lawyers say they were not notified to the changes to the travel expenses system and that carrying confidential files on public transport is impractical

But many lawyers warn it is impractical and dangerous to catch buses while carrying confidential documents.

Now lawyers are to make submissions to the Legal Services Commission to get the mileage rates resorted.

Charlotte Riley, crown court department manager at Staffordshire law firm Beswicks where 95 per cent of work is legally aided, said: 'We had no notification of these changes.

'The first we knew about it was when claim forms started coming back, saying the LSC would only pay 25 pence per mile.

'Most of the lawyers are out at court every day, so all these claims add up.'

She said: 'The mileage rate has been 45 pence a mile for around 15 years - but now, we are being told we have to justify why we haven’t used public transport.

'Carrying all our confidential files to the bus station and then getting on a bus is not practical.

'I haven’t got anything against public transport but we would end up getting on a bus with clients who would want to discuss cases and, in some cases, it could cost more than paying petrol.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2193681/Lawyers-told-Take-bus-court-Government-moves-slash-350m-legal-aid-bill.html#ixzz24eRDHUbs
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My heart bleeds for them.

Anonymous said...

Heard about your blog today and just had to take a look!

You dont pull your punches do you Mr Cherbi and that is exactly what is needed against the Scottish courts and their brethren.

I myself am stuck in the Court of Session with a negligence claim against a firm of solicitors.Suffice to say I am receiving 'the treatment' you have already written about although if I get no joy by October I will be coming to you for some headlines and a little advice.

Best wishes oh and just for the record my current solicitor recommended I read your blog! - he says he reads it daily!

Anonymous said...

So even the legal profession are now recommending their clients read Peter's blog to find out the real truth..

Anonymous said...

Dear Lord Gill, like it or loathe it, the Scottish Public understandably have very serious misigivings about what passes for 'due process' within the borders of the little parish of Edinburgh.

I appreciate that you are on record as recognizing the urgent need for change, and that of course you are only one man confronting long established vested interests, both withing and outwuth the judiciary.


That said, unless siginificant change for the better is forthcoming - and SOON - please allow me to suggest you resign and bring your distinguished career to a triumphal close by taking the lid off of the cesspit of self interest and monopoly control of the Scottish legal profession by a corrupt insurer in your valedictory farwell.....I am sure this website would be happy to act as a vehicle of expression whatever your position might be.

Anonymous said...

I myself am stuck in the Court of Session with a negligence claim against a firm of solicitors. Suffice to say I am receiving 'the treatment' you have already written about although if I get no joy by October I will be coming to you for some headlines and a little advice.
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It is great to hear the word keeps spreading about Peter and the DOI Teams work. I am shocked you got to court because the Law Society Master Policy [which is meant to compensate the victims of crooked lawyers] never does.

See the following http://petercherbi.blogspot.co.uk/2009/07/suicides-illness-broken-families-and.html

They are a bad lot, and please warn all of your friends and colleagues what they are up against. All the best.

PS I think your lawyers is wise to read this blog.

Anonymous said...

You are a lawyer MacAskill, I do wonder about your ability to understand evidence? Are you blind or just sticking your head in the sand.

Lawyers are gradually destroying the trust they need from clients. And I must say, I for one will never complain about my lawyer through official channels. That is pointless torture. I will go the leaflet route. Target the beast in his den by all legal methods. That will get results.

Anonymous said...

I myself am stuck in the Court of Session with a negligence claim against a firm of solicitors.
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Yes everyone gets stuck when they are fighting lawyers. I wonder if the Court of Session Judge has a financial interest in the Law Society Master Policy and Marsh UK Royal Sun Alliance?

DOI team you cheer me up more than you will ever know, with your excellent journalism.

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill: The Scottish Government does not assess the performance of the Law Society of Scotland.

MacAskill tells the truth for once. He is right the Law Society of Scotland assess the performance of Scotland's elected MSP's and no doubt they would deny them and their families legal rights if they dare criticize lawyers.

MacAskill is a clone of the Law Society, programmed through his legal training never to criticize colleagues.

Anonymous said...

Well no matter what MacAskill says or does to protect his pals in the profession one thing is for sure - the reputation of the Scottish legal profession will never recover from the pasting you have given them over the years,Peter and good on you for doing it.

Best blog and news source by far!

Anonymous said...

MacAskill praising lawyers again at any opportunity.He should reveal how many millions he has handed them over his reign of error!

Anonymous said...

In the stylee of a Hieneken.....

If the Law Society of Scotland was a can of tuna.....it would be 10 years past it's sell by date?

If the Law Society of Scotland was a holiday apartment..... it would be a time share on the costa del crime.....?

If the Law Society of Scotland was a date ......it would be a 50 year old hooker?

If the Law Society of Scotland was a biscuit.......it would be the one found down the back of the couch after a year?

If the Law Society of Scotland was a big jobby.......it would stink of shit?

If the Law Society of Scotland was charged with regulating their own member lawyers......it would do all it could to give them a soft touch?

Anonymous said...

If the Law Society of Scotland were to pay compensation to all of the victims they had acted unlawfully against, would the 'quantum' be in the Millions of pounds or in the tens of Millions of pounds?

Answers on a postcard to the infamous Drumsheugh Gardens (Castle Greyskull)?

Anonymous said...

I have come up with a cunning plan.......

In order to get our own back against the crooked bankers, why don't we just get a Scottish lawyer from each town to walk straight in to each Scottish town's bank to ask them to empty their safe into their duffle swag-bag?

After all, Scottish crooked lawyers are above the law and would not be prosecuted? (as previous Crown Offices decisions have proven)?

Anonymous said...

The Law Society are a bureaucracy of deceivers who purport to protect clients when in fact they hate them. There is much evidence of the way they treat clients to support the latter fact.

Anonymous said...

Has anyone ever been banned from commenting on a web site for criticizing lawyers?

Anonymous said...

"Post a comment

Sorry, but you have been banned from commenting".

I must have upset the Huffingron Post's legal team. Some advert for freedom of expression.

Anonymous said...

What Thomas Hobbes said centuries ago, is just as applicable to the Law Society and it's network,

"a confederacy of deceivers".

I wonder if the Law Society or Salmond's lot go me barred from commenting on the Huffington Post?

Freedom of expression is always conditional if you criticize self regulators, and possibly even politicians. I was too close to the truth. Told everyone about this blog and the Perth case, client suicides, etc. They control probably 99% of bureaucracies, bad lot.

Anonymous said...

The Huffington Post crush the ability to act on their forums by banning me from commenting, no doubt because I was criticizing lawyers.

Anonymous said...

I wonder if Facebook, and all of the other similar sites ban people for criticizing the Legal Profession?

Anonymous said...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2012/aug/14/judiciary-banned-blogging-tweeting

Anonymous said...

Does the Law Society of Scotland control the comments section of the Huffington Post?

Anonymous said...

http://blogs.mirror.co.uk/investigations/2012/04/32-die-a-week-after-failing-in.html

Anonymous said...

ONLY IN SCOTLAND.....

Can Scottish lawyers defraud the Scottish People to the tune of £450 Million over the Scottish Parliament building but 'interestingly' nobody carries the can......?

What about the same amount for the Trams debacle, again let off the hook yet again?

Then there is the infamous 14, who were picked out of the mass of fraudsters of the Scottish Legal Aid Board, who (yes you've guessed it) were let off Scot-Free, despite there was a Prime Facie case against them with documented proof?

WHY NO ARRESTS?

The answer is simple my friends, the Lord Advocate of Scotland wields total power to be able to pick and choose who they want to prosecute and who they want to let off Scot-Free?

Further more, as the Lord Advocate is effectively appointed by the incumbent MSP administration and the Lord Advocate is paid to advise this administration and under such a COSY RELATIONSHIP the members of the executive of that administration have easy access to them to be able to 'seek their help', so, then the position of Lord Advocate cannot be impartial and neutral and therefore the actions of the Lord Advocate CANNOT under law benefit from the of IMMUNITY from prosecution which is normally afforded and especially as the ALARMING DECISIONS AGAINST NATURAL JUSTICE WHERE SCOTTISH LAWYERS ARE REGULARLY ALLOWED TO BREAK THE LAW AND AVOID PUNISHMENT FOR DOING SO?

Anonymous said...

It is unbelievable how much control of media outlets this criminal gang have. They control everything on top of secrecy, two formidable weapons in their arsenal.

But the word is getting out other ways so tell everyone you know what risks their are in trusting lawyers. They will lose millions through real reform, that is why MacAskill stands by his buddies.

Anonymous said...

UK Supreme Court backs Asbestos Pleural Plaques compensation in Scotland, defeating Insurance industry & lawyers who argued “Asbestos is good for you”
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Sick minded people indeed. Perhaps some of them through bad brute luck will get some incurable condition. Hey insurance industry and Lawyers Cancer is good for you. Like the rest of us you cannot control that lottery.

Anonymous said...

IF A LAWYER stopped you in the street and said to you “Asbestos related Cancer is good for you” you may be inclined to think their clients (and the lawyer) have a vested interest in ending your life.
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Well MacAskill how many of your brothers are colluding with the Insurance Services Industry? Hush hush MacAskill a man who only wants to do what lawyers do, protect their vested interests as the corpses mount up.

Anonymous said...

If you made your lawyer an executor in your will, think again. Anyone who has written a will, making their lawyer an executor, either in a sole or joint position with another, are being urged to take immediate action to change their choice of executors after leaked complaints details revealed a huge rise in serious fraud committed by solicitors and other professionals against dead clients affairs they are charged with managing.
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The Law Society do not steal corpses like Burke and Hare, they steal the corpses assets, so no disrespect to people but keep your kids future money away from lawyers because if your lawyers steals it the Law Society will exonerate him and not compensate you.

Lawyers have freedom of speech and expression.

Anonymous said...

You can expose your crooked lawyer, all you need are sheets of A4, a computer and printer. Simple.

Leaflets near their offices, control that MacAskill's professional organisations, bureaucratic criminals.

Anonymous said...

Oh Law Society, You brood of vipers! How can you claim good things, when you are evil?

Anonymous said...

Will MSPs admit they have had thousands of constituents write to them over the years ? , on horrendous issues such as lives being ruined, businesses being ruined, homes being lost, families being harassed, assets being embezzled, stolen, deceased love one's belongings and assets stolen - all at the hands of ... Scottish lawyers - who have been supported to the hilt, by their corrupt self regulatory body - the Law Society of Scotland.
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Never MSP's are all bought and paid for by the Law Society, that criminal group who are the Scottish Government. Lorna Jack may as well be First Minister.

Anonymous said...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-19416261

One for our vile MSP's.

Anonymous said...

CLIENTS THEM SHUTTING WEB SITES MEANS WE MUST CHANGE OUR APPROACH TO EXPOSING THESE CRIMINALS.

Law Societies and Judge Tugendhat, you closed down Rick Kordowski's Solicitors From Hell. This will backfire on you because you cannot stop clients printing leaflets about lawyers and distributing them near the lawyers office.

Closing web sites will only result in direct action [using another legal way of] naming and shaming law firms where they are located.

You people are not special and not particularly clever either. clients are wiser than you.

Leaflet suggestion,

"Law Society protect Bloggs Solicitors stealing mortgage money".

This group are against freedom of expression and free speech. They have a lot to hide with the human suffering they have caused over decades.

Control the leaflets Law Societies and Tugendhat. You stop our ability to act online, we distribute leaflets at your membership's offices.

Anonymous said...

The pen is so mighty, get your printers going and legally expose your corrupt lawyers in the towns where they operate. Cut lawyers and their [professional organization [as MacAskill calls] it out of the complaints loop.

The Law Society and Scottish Legal Complaints Commission cannot stop the leaflets. You have the control now if you want to use it.

Anonymous said...

What must be remembered is that it is a common law offence to tell lies in Public Office?

So, why is MacAskill not being arrested for lying about the Law Society of Scotland?
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Answers,

Lawyers control the Police.

Even if the Police did arrest MacAskill the Procurator Fiscal [who decides if the case goes to court] is a member of the Law Society of Scotland. They have it all tied up so much they are a state within a state where law enforcement does not apply to them.

We have X amount of MSP's, but the real government of Scotland are 10,400 unelected lawyers who are represented in Parliament by an unelected chamber called The Law Society of Scotland. MacAskill and all MSP's let these unelected criminals rob, destroy lives because they are part of the same mob. Where MSP's allow the Law Society to destroy voters lives democracy is an illusion. MSP's want you all KEPT OUT OF SCOTLAND'S COURTS because their loyalty is to lawyers. I do not vote anymore because no candidate from any party will ever stand up to MacAskill's criminals.

Anonymous said...

"Holyrood has done more harm to Scots law than Westminster managed in over 300 years”

Alistair Bonnington Former law professor, Glasgow University.
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And they want independence. God help us.

Anonymous said...

New leaflet "Kenny MacAskill and MSP's protect crooked lawyers".

Anonymous said...

If you write to your MSP and they refuse to help you against the Law Society do a leaflet on them in their constituency.

"Jane Bloggs MSP protects crooked lawyers".

A simple solution to a serious problem.

Anonymous said...

Look forward to your next report DOI Team. Thank you all so much.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill's recent comments to be contemptible, thereby he should take this opportunity to put the record straight and tell the truth.
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The man's mendacity knows no bounds where his band of brothers are concerned. Self regulation makes those protected by it all think the same, protect the lawyers and dispense with the client because there will always be more of them. That is why the Huffingtom Post barred me from commenting because their legal team want to do a hush hush MacAskill. So much for freedom of expression.

Anonymous said...

Does the DOI Team know of anyone fighting the Law Society who have been refused car, home or any other type of insurance, or refused a claim being paid out?

Anonymous said...

Client Relations Office" of the Law Society of Scotland will drive you to suicide before the Society will prosecute any lawyer.

If you deal with the Law Society expect the worst treatment possible. You will soon realize you are dealing with bureaucratic criminality, and they you can do the leaflet campaign against the member of the Society on your letters. Target the ones covering up your complaint, simple.

Anonymous said...

Hot blog!How did you get into this subject?

You probably detect more fraud and criminal goings in professional circles than some Police Departments do in a year!

Good luck!

Anonymous said...

After criticizing the powers that be on the Huffington Post [Lawyers and Politicians] and with many people agreeing with my comments they have done the following.

"Sorry, but you have been banned from commenting".

I have been a blogger with them for roughly ten days.

So much for freedom of expression. No doubt the Law Society have my details and will be arranging some of their well polished discrimination, and if they do I will let the DOI Team know.

Anonymous said...

As well as protecting its members, The Law Society of Scotland crushes the interests of the public in relation to the solicitors' profession.
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The people who work in Law and I mean the professionals are fundamentally evil. Lawyers and the Law Society open the doors to justice for the people they approve of. This is why they are dangerous because if one ruins you no others will help you.

Mr Salmond and all MSP's approve of Legal Apartheid in Scotland. This is the reason corruption among lawyers is rife.

Anonymous said...

Mortgages, wills, bank accounts, litigation, lawyers handle all of the assets you worked all your life for.

Then is one of them steals all of your hard earned assets the complaint is dealt with in secret. This is utter madness, and is the reason so many clients are being ruined. I will give my family what I have before I die, F**k Lawyers.

Anonymous said...

Psychopaths are characterized by a lack of conscience and complete disregard for the rights of others.

Fits the Law Society of Scotland.


Anonymous said...

All complaints channels are clogged by hatred and prejudice and they get upset a people like Rick Kordowski and Peter Cherbi. A perfectly engineered system where they slam the doors to justice in your face.
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Here is what is really dangerous. The legal system can engineer any outcome they want. So expert witnesses in murder trials. Say the Law Society controls them. Can they murder, instruct the police to ruin the investigation, tamper with evidence to convict the innocent. They do this to some extent anyway by controlling access to the courts. What do you all think?

I believe they can frame innocent people and get away with it. If the Law Society control all of the structures of investigation they are the most dangerous organization in Scotland.

Hitler aimed at world domination by violence. The Law Societies of the UK dominate the country by bureaucracy which is dangerous because it is clandestine. People do not see what they are until the trap springs.

Trust no lawyer especially when most of the press in the UK are selective on what they report. Only leaflets naming the Law Society as a criminal organization will work in this country.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill should resign over this scandal?






James Casbolt

Anonymous said...

There are safeguards in place. Complaints about all legal practitioners can be made to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission which is an independent body.
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Tell that to Mr Gordon of Perth MacAskill. I am convinced by my discussions with self regulators they actually believe what they are saying. MacAskill really believes the SLCC Protect cliants, the man is a fucking looney.

Anonymous said...

Megrahi now this?

MacAskill has lost grip of reality?

Anonymous said...

The real problem for JUSTICE IN SCOTLAND is that the Law Society of Scotland seem to be in control of the Crown Office, the SSDT, the SLCC and the SLAB as well as the CAB?

It is now the time for the Police to go into the Law Society's offices to confiscate all of their documents, papers and files to investigate into their corrupt ways to stop them beating the CRAP out of the Scottish Public?

Anonymous said...

It would not be surprising if the Scottish Public decided to protect itself by bricking up the entrance doorway of the Law Society of Scotland to stop the crooked Law Society of Scotland from practising their dark arts, especially as the Crown Office and Police are choosing NOT to protect the Scottish Public?

Anonymous said...

This biased and twisted view shows just how much MacAskill hates the Scottish People?

If he really thinks that these statements are true then the man must surely be insane, either that or he is a bare faced liar?

Anonymous said...

I am getting a T Shirt made up. "Law Society causing client suicides".

I will not be able to get a fair trial. No doubt they will claim I am mentally ill. But they will have to produce the psychiatrist from thin air.

Anonymous said...

There is nothing more vile than difference. Where people are treated differently conflict is the result.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill talks as if he is the press spokesperson for the Law Society of Scotlamd?

Now that he has been found out to be lying to the Scottish public, will the opposition parties now jointly ask form him to resign?

After all, now with the Lord Advocate part of the Scottish Cabinet, MacAskill is an irrelevance?

He should resign now, instead of trying to tuff it out and delaying the inevitable?

Anonymous said...

“I have concerns about self-regulatory bodies and how “independent” they are and how they best serve the public needs. Since raising these PQs the Law society has kindly offered to meet with me to discuss my concerns and I am looking forward to meeting with them in the near future.”
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The East Coast Mafia will destroy this woman's career as they do to everyone they come into contact with. They share in the profits from crooked lawyers.

A nice story for the best Sunday newspaper in Scotland.

Anonymous said...

Second-class citizen is an informal term used to describe a person who is systematically discriminated against within a state or other political jurisdiction, despite their nominal status as a citizen or legal resident there.

And this contempt is what MacAskill and his faction have for the Scottish people. And if all MSP's think like MacAskill on how lawyers should dominate then democracy is an illusion. People can have residence, and citizenship, but no access to the legal system to sue crooked lawyers. Devolution has resulted in the Law Society being the Scottish Government.

Anonymous said...


23 August 2012 23:57
Anonymous said...
Good questions from Margaret and pleased to see this issue now in focus again.I hope the Law Society do not succeed in putting her off as I'm sure they will now be trying to do but at least now you've written about it we know something is going on.

Margaret's point about assessing the performance of the Law Society is a good one and certainly something that should be put into practice but the question of who will do the assessing is a big one because the SLCC cant be trusted and some quango or stooge political appointment cant be trusted either.Any ideas?

24 August 2012 09:32

The Police have a list as long as an elephants trunk on the number of incidents where the Law Society of Scotland have acted unlawfully and criminally against a Client Victim but who are they supposed to 'REPORT' this criminality to.....?

The Crown Office?

YOU ARE 'AVIN' A GIRAFFE!

Until someone like Which? are appointed as a regulator the Public have confidence in the Law Society of Scotlamd will continue to break the law with impunity and HAMMER THE LIFE OUT OF CLIENT VICTIMS WHO ARE ONLY TRYING TO DEFEND THEMSELVES FROM THE CROOKED SCOTTISH LAWYER IN THE FIRST PLACE?

Anonymous said...


1 September 2012 01:38
Anonymous said...
After criticizing the powers that be on the Huffington Post [Lawyers and Politicians] and with many people agreeing with my comments they have done the following.

"Sorry, but you have been banned from commenting".

I have been a blogger with them for roughly ten days.

So much for freedom of expression. No doubt the Law Society have my details and will be arranging some of their well polished discrimination, and if they do I will let the DOI Team know.

1 September 2012 09:16
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Friend, have you thought about contacting the United State's Michael Moore (not the marbles in the mouth liberal democrat stooge. lol) ?

Michael Moore www.michaelmoore.com has produced, directed and starred in some amazingly powerful documentaries for the People by exposing corruption.....?

Like Sicko, Bowling for Columbine, Fahrenheit 9\11, Capitalism:A Love Story etc etc?

He may even do a documentary about the insidious Law Society Scotland due to their overt criminality?

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
You are a lawyer MacAskill, I do wonder about your ability to understand evidence? Are you blind or just sticking your head in the sand.

Lawyers are gradually destroying the trust they need from clients. And I must say, I for one will never complain about my lawyer through official channels. That is pointless torture. I will go the leaflet route. Target the beast in his den by all legal methods. That will get results.

27 August 2012 00:06
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As soon as you complain to the SLCC, they start LAUGHING AT YOU for falling into their sadistic scheme where the whole point is to cause you damage and distress for HAVING THE CHEEK to make a complaint against a Scottish Lawyer?

Anonymous said...

Must admit after reading this I'll steer clear of all Scottish lawyers!

Thank God you have the guts to tell the truth about them and clearly in a way which cannot be challenged!

Anonymous said...

If someone wanted to do a leaflet about Mr Austin Lafferty which stated

Austin Lafferty "his ideal client would be an old lady who came along to sell her house for £100,000"

what could you do Austin?

You said it so it is not defamatory. So like Tugendhat you would have to try and stop the leaflets by using harassment laws. When are you complacent people going to learn you are not invincible. And you are well known Austin from TV work.

I wonder how the courts would deal with people handing out leaflets about you Austin. They could not do what this judge did.

http://scottishlaw.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/borders-solicitor-who-wife-claimed-may.html

Trust no lawyer.

Anonymous said...


30 August 2012 10:38
Anonymous said...
If you made your lawyer an executor in your will, think again. Anyone who has written a will, making their lawyer an executor, either in a sole or joint position with another, are being urged to take immediate action to change their choice of executors after leaked complaints details revealed a huge rise in serious fraud committed by solicitors and other professionals against dead clients affairs they are charged with managing.
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The Law Society do not steal corpses like Burke and Hare, they steal the corpses assets, so no disrespect to people but keep your kids future money away from lawyers because if your lawyers steals it the Law Society will exonerate him and not compensate you.

Lawyers have freedom of speech and expression.

30 August 2012 14:15
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Yes, they see their clients as CASH TREES?

Anonymous said...

Unless there is radical change to our corrupt legal system then it is inevitable to be an election issue, where the SNP are destined to be punished by the Scottish electorate for acting against their best interests?

Anonymous said...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/law/2012/sep/04/london-abramovich-v-berezovsky-court-case

"The Legal Business survey shows combined profits for the top 100 London firms increased by 8% to £5.4bn last year. Revenue rose by 17% to £17.7bn, but the figure is flattered by a number of internal mergers which distort the figures. DLA Piper is London's biggest law firm in terms of revenue, raking in £1.4bn a year, ahead of Clifford Chance on £1.3bn and Linklaters on £1.2bn. The top 100 law firms employ more than 100,000 people. In addition to new Russian business, McAteer said, the growing number of technology patent disputes, including Apple's fight against Samsung for copying its iPhone, have also been big money-spinners."

and all those poor Scottish law firms missing out on all this because you told it how it is about Scots law and our lawyers!

Brilliant!

Anonymous said...

What happens when the Law Society of Scotland, who perform a Statutory function, is a corrupt organisation?

It results in a loss of faith in Scottish lawyers and as a result in the legal structures in Scotland also lose the confidence and respect from the People it pretends to represent and protect?

This is where we are at?

The Scottish People have lost all faith in the Law Society of Scotland and it's supporters, the Crown Office, the SSDT, the SLCC and the CAB?

The Scottish Public are on the verge...?

Anonymous said...

One recent Law Society Gazette blogger responding to the End of the line for Solicitors From Hell article of 16 November 2011:

"And if there are any cranks out there they were probably quite normal before whatever experience they suffered at the hands of the legal profession and their attempts to complain through the normal channels fell on deaf ears".
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Your attempts to complain through the normal channels will fall on deaf ears. Name and shame then using leaflets at their offices, this method is the thin end of the wedge in destroying self regulation. Most lawyers have so many victims they will not know who you are anyway.

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill MSP Salary: £92,998 lets the Law Society ruin Scottish lives.

Bureaucratic terrorists.

Anonymous said...

IT IS ONE THING FOR A SCOTTISH POLITITION TO BE TOTALLY OUT OF TOUCH WITH THEIR POLICY AREA TO SUCH A DEGREE THAT THEY DISREGARD THE MOOD OF THE PUBLIC AND ARE NEGLIGENT.......


IT IS A WHOLE DIFFERENT BALL GAME WHEN A POLITITION DELIBERATELY FAILS TO PREVENT THE LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND FROM ACTING CRIMINALLY AND VINDICTIVELY AGAINST THE SCOTTISH PUBLIC WHEN HE KNOWS THAT THEY ARE DOING SO?

THIS IS POTENTIALLY CRIMINAL IN ITSELF AND IT IS CERTAINLY A COMMON LAW OFFENCE BUT IT IS TOTALLY UNFORGIVABLE AS IT IS A DEMONSTRATION OF HOW CORRUPT SCOTTISH POLITICS AND THE LEGAL APPARATUS OF SCOTLAND ARE?

Anonymous said...

Margaret McDougall told Diary of Injustice : “I have concerns about self-regulatory bodies and how “independent” they are and how they best serve the public needs.
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They are criminals Margaret, no nice way to say it, utter evil criminals. They taught me the nature of pure evil. They think we are all untermenschen.

Anonymous said...

Friend, have you thought about contacting the United State's Michael Moore (not the marbles in the mouth liberal democrat stooge. lol)?

Yes my friend, I have seen the way certain factions control Congress, Michael Moore's Capitalism A Love Story taxpayer bailout of American banks where four bank people lobbied each member of Congress, and doctors letting patients die to save their insurers.

As for contacting Michael, I think it would have more impact if the DOI Team did this bearing in mind their excellent blog. What do the DOI Team think?

Anonymous said...

Dear Kenneth MacAskill, a note for you. Ideas can be dangerous. A long time ago lawyers set up a system which was client destroying, smart idea for lawyers. The idea was if clients complain to lawyer lawyers can screw clients mercilessly. They have been experts at that.

WELL HERE IS THE DOWNSIDE FOR ALL YOU SCUMBAG LAWYERS.

Well Kenneth it is time for lawyer victims to destroy their torturers. It is time for massive leaflet campaigns because writing to lawyers is the pits. A suggesstion

"Law Society drive people to suicide to protect lawyers reputations".

Law Society that Kenneth MacAskill loves so much we tens of thousands of clients will use our private printers to target your lawyers in their offices, and destroy the reputations of lawyers and law firms.

You bureaucratic despotism is on its way out.

Victims of lawyers and potential clients learn from us, purge the cover ups.

Lawyer abcd efg or whatever your torturers name is.

Destroy the lawyers reputation near his offices. The pen is so powerful and legal don't waste your ink writing to lawyers about lawyers. All legal means prevail, their system is illegal because they engineered it to cover up their crimes.

Name and shame your lawyer by using your own leaflets, over time the Law Society and it's evil tentacles will be purged into oblivion.

THINK OUTSIDE THE LAWYERS COMPLAINTS SYSTEM. FREE YOUR SELF FROM THEIR BUREAUCRACY. LEAFLETS THEY CANNOT CONTROL, USE THEM AND DESTROY THE RAT THAT RUINED YOUR LIFE.



Anonymous said...

MSP's You are criminals who betray your constituents for lawyer scum.

We will not complain to you, or the Law Society or, the SLCC. You are one.

Remember the petition to repeal the Solicitors Scotland Act MSP's. It failed because you are the same as the Law Society.

People of Scotland, name and shame your MSP with your own leaflets and destroy their reputations. Scottish democracy is an illusion, legal tyranny is the reality.

NO LAWYER, MSP, DOCTOR, OR ANY OTHER SELF REGULATOR CAN BEAT THE LEAFLET STRATEGY.

CUT THEM OUT OF THE COMPLAINTS LOOP. BECAUSE THEY GOT A BETTER CHANCE IN LIFE DOES NOT MEAN THEY ARE BETTER THAN YOU.

Anonymous said...

Is the Law Society of Scotland the most corrupt organisation in Scotland, as their Office Bearers are protected from arrest by the Police and are protected from prosecution by the Crown Office?

Anonymous said...

DOI Team, you are doing a FANTASTIC job on behalf of the People of Scotland.

Thank you so much for your INTEGRITY, DILIGENCE & HONESTY in exposing the criminals who are controlling Scotland and who seem to take great delight in HAMMERING THE SCOTS !

Anonymous said...

Why have the Police not made any arrests of the criminals at Drumsheugh Gardens?

Anonymous said...

As soon as you complain to the SLCC, they start LAUGHING AT YOU for falling into their sadistic scheme.
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Yes 100% correct, but they will stop laughing when lawyers start reporting to the SLCC and Law Society they are being named publicly on leaflets.

"Bloggs Solicitors Glasgow are corrupt, protected by the Law Society of Scotland and SLCC, stay away from them".

If enough clients do this self regulation is DEAD. The Law Society and SLCC are not intelligent. They are just bad bastards. We just have to think outside the box.

Cut the Lawyers out of the complaints loop.

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill MUST GO.

He is biased towards the Law Society of Scotland in allowing them to continue their corrupt practises and as such he has FAILED the Scottish Public?

Name one thing positive that MacAskill has done whilst being Scottish Minister for Justice?

Exactly, NONE?

He is more infamous for his rediculous condescending sound bites and patronising comments?

He is right at the TOP of one of the most insidiously corrupt legal regimes in the world, yet he has no 'power' to do anything to stop their criminal behaviour because he is their pampered poodle?

Anonymous said...

How long are the Scottish Pro-Unionist parties going to allow this political open goal to be left gaping wide?

MacAskill is impotent against the power of the Law Society of Scotland?

If the Pro-Unionists have any chance of derailing the SNP's battle waggon then they need to marginalise and then cripple the Law Society of Scotland, who have manipulated themselves into POWER in Scotland by selling a lie to Alex Salmond that the Law Society of Scotland can deliver for Scotland in an Independence Negotiated Settlement with the English?

However, the Law Society of Scotland are professional liers and will SELL SCOTLAND DOWN THE RIVER to the English in order that they can benefit as an organisation and as individuals by through land and cash deals on the side?

Make no mistake, The Law Society of Scotland are about to bring off the BIGGEST FRAUD EVER against the Scottish People in the knowledge that the Crown Office will ensure that their Office Bearers will not be prosecuted?

Anonymous said...

There are safeguards in place. Complaints about all legal practitioners can be made to the Scottish Legal Complaints Commission which is an independent body.
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MacAskill the LIAR.

Anonymous said...

MacAskill's arrogance on how lawyers are regulated is a disgrace but the bigger disgrace is the lack of politicians willing to help their constituents who fall foul of crooked lawyers and the disgusting SLCC/Law Society gang.

Anonymous said...

In the long history of Scotland there has never been worse Justice System as the current mess?

Corruption is rife and our Justice Minister, who is there to represent the People of Scotland in all matters relating to Justice, has shown complete disregard to the protection of the Scottish Public from the corrupt Law Society of Scotland and prosecution services?

Scotland is becoming a corrupt State before our eyes?

Criminals are deliberately being artificially kept out of jail because of the corrupt system of regulation and prosecution?

These crooks are then being encouraged to go out and continue to cause havoc amongst the community because criminality goes unchecked and unpunished?

Scotland needs a BRAVE person to come forward to cut down the criminal element who have inveigled themselves into positions of POWER in Scotland?

When are the Police going to grow a pair of balls and disregard the 'unlawful directions' from the criminals at the Law Society of Scotland and the Crown Office who hide behind false statements like 'insufficient corroborated evidence' and 'not in the Public Interest' when the opposite is the case but there is no way that the Public can get a review of these dishonest 'Decisions'?

This is precisely why Scottish Lawyers holding important positions within the LEGAL SELF REGULATION SYSTEM and the PROSECUTION SYSTEM must be totally honest and incorruptible?

However, they have been the OPPOSITE OF THIS for too many years now which means that the WHOLE COUNTRY'S LEGAL STRUCTURE AND THE FOUNDATIONS THAT SCOTLAND IS FOUNDED ON IS TOTALLY AND UTTERLY CORRUPT?

Anonymous said...

Kenny MacAskill: The Law Society of Scotland is an independent self-regulating professional body for solicitors and conveyancing and executry practitioners.
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You are a criminal MacAskill, and you are self regulating for the Law Society. Protect, protect, protect lawyers and F**k the public. Like I said MacAskill you are a criminal. You make me sick with your barefaced lies, scumbag MacAskill.

Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...

“I have concerns about self-regulatory bodies and how “independent” they are and how they best serve the public needs. Since raising these PQs the Law society has kindly offered to meet with me to discuss my concerns and I am looking forward to meeting with them in the near future.”
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A GP after NHS Local Resolution failed was lying in my medical records to kill off my litigation. The NHS kindly offered to discuss my concerns where the GP was up to his neck.
My solution expose them with your own T Shirt stating Dr X Lied in my medical records. Solicitor X stole my mortgage money, Accountant X stole my money.

There is only one way around bureaucratic corruption Margaret, the patient or client has to expose the corrupt professional themselves.

Personally if my MSP stabbed me in the back by protecting lawyers he or she would be exposed publicly by me. There is no other way, we have all tried it and got nowhere. If Lord Hamilton was lying about me [he has not] I would expose him too. I don't care how powerful they are or how they think. I have a right to protection in a civilized society. Lawyers and Clients are enemies because corrupt lawyers face no sanctions. When you go to the Law Society tell them this,

bureaucracy or a system of bureaus where no one is accountable for what is being done, and it is impossible to identify culprits.

Bureaucracy is their weapon of domination, where they lock us out of the courts to protect the criminals in their ranks, so they are all criminals. I for one have had enough of Law Society filth.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how long it will be before the crooks at the Law Society will be arrested?

Anonymous said...

Is it already too late to save Scotland from these evil doers?

Is it true that the world famous known phrase, 'To let someone off Scot-Free' was originally coined in Scotland after hundreds of crooked Scottish lawyers were repeatedly and continually saved from prosecution by the Crown Office?

Well done bold Alex, AT LEAST YOUR SCOTLAND IS WORLD FAMOUS FOR SOMETHING?

Anonymous said...

A long long time ago.........in a County far far away.........there was just one good, honest Scottish lawyer left who just happened to be a sole practitioning lawyer until ultimately the Law Society of Scotland told him the error of his ways for choosing NOT to to be influenced by the DARK SIDE......?

So they refused to accept his practising certificate renewal and struck him off for having the temerity of bringing the Law Society of Scotland into repute....?

Anonymous said...

How many Scottish lawyers at the Crown Office and the Law Society of Scotland were aware that Prestwick Airport was being used by the USA secret services as a RENDITION HUB to transport unlawfully kidnapped citizens to be tortured?

Anonymous said...

Doubtless you'll be hapy to hear you've done in another law firm after a corporate pulled their file and walked

Anonymous said...

I would be interested to learn if MacAskill can be impeached for deliberately misleading a fellow MSP and for bringing his Office into disrepute, as well as misleading the Scottish Public?

Anonymous said...

Perhaps Margaret McDougall can put the following questions to the Law Society of Scotland when she meets with them in secret?

Why do the Law Society of Scotland:

1) Overtly lie to Parliament's committees on their conduct past and present?

2) Steal money from the client victims of crooked Scottish lawyers who's firms are sequestrated by the AIB, where the crooked Scottish lawyer has embezzled money?

3) Act to defeat the ends of justice by covering up for their crooked Scottish lawyer members actions and who break the law with the help of their paid Agents?

4) Collude with the SSDT to ensure that their member crooked Scottish lawyers are given the lightest possible sanctions that they can?

5) Collude with the SLCC to ensure that the SLCC rule out valid complaints at the Gateway stage as, 'completely without merit' so that the Law Society of Scotland do not have to investigate their member crooked Scottish lawyer and that instead they are let off Scot Free, whilst it is made to look like this decision was made independent of the Law Society of Scotland and therefore that they continue to appear as though they have not been involved in defeating the ends of justice?

6) Continuously tell lies?

7) fail to report their crooked Scottish lawyers to the Police and instead the usurp the police and go straight to the 'friends & colleagues' at the Crown Office to get their member off Scot Free?

8) Disregard the Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980 and continually act in opposition to the rights of the People of Scotland by supporting and encouraging their crooked Scottish lawyer members?

9) Repeatedly break the Law?

10) Allow and encourage their crooked Scottish lawyer membership to continuously 'Rape' the Public's Legal Aid Scheme of money to fund their opulent lifestyles and to put their kids through private schooling and avoid jail for doing so?

Anonymous said...

I wonder what the thoughts are of the brave men & women in the armed forces fighting for our rights abroad with regard to the corruption within the Law Society of Scotland and the Prosecution Service?

They must think that they are being betrayed, as they are laying down their lives just so that a group of self serving criminals can act together to break the law with impunity against the public?

Anonymous said...

Corruption among lawyers ‘rife’ yet independent regulation of legal profession ‘not necessary’ claims MacAskill & Scottish Government.

So voters what your MSP's are saying is f**k you.

Anonymous said...

Where do Scotland sit in the reverse hierarchy of banana republics?

Anonymous said...

Are the Scottish People the most lied to community on the planet?

Anonymous said...

Imagine Scotland as a fit, strong & brave King Red Deer....?

Ready to take on the world.......?

What a beautiful and impressive sight?

Now we add-in the Law Society of Scotland and the Crown Office, which are represented by a dose of worms and ticks...?

These worms and ticks feed of the body of the King Red Deer from inside and out, drawing its blood and feeding off of its flesh?

So the impressive first impression of Scotland as the King Red Deer is an illusion, where the truth is that these evil entities left untreated and controlled will sicken and weeken their host to such a degree that they will Kill off the body they inhabit all the while they become fat and numerous?

Anonymous said...

A bureaucracy is a group of non-elected officials of a government or organization that implements the rules, laws, ideas, and functions of their institution. In other words The Law Society have taken over the rule of the legislature, where MSP's who have been democratically elected like MacAskill repudiate their voters when they complain about a Scottish Lawyer.

Scotland has a form of Kleptocracy, "rule by thieves") where lawyers steal Mr Cherbi's inheritance and any others they want to target. And the elected MSP's do nothing to stop these thieves. How and any person call this a Justice System.

It is self perpetuating because it is based in cycles, lawyer ruins client, Law Society cover up lawyers corruption, new client does not know about it.

New client lamb to the slaughter.

Ruined client barred from the courts. Only naming and shaming lawyers with leaflets near their offices will break this cycle of injustice.

Anonymous said...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-19565565

Anonymous said...

Corruption among lawyers ‘rife’ yet independent regulation of legal profession ‘not necessary’ claims MacAskill & Scottish Government.

Well Kenny lets face it, you and your corrupt government are not on the receiving end of Law Society corruption. Gutter trash.

Anonymous said...

Is it now time for a Pulic Enquiry into the corruption at the Law Society of Scotland and the Crown Office as nobody in their right mind trusts anything they say anymore?

Anonymous said...

Law Society refused to prosecute Andrew Penman for stealing a families inheritance.


Control that leaflet Penman and Law Society.

Anonymous said...

Is it possible to prepare a compendium of cases where the Law Society of Scotland and the Crown Office have acted criminally and post it up online, so that the Scottish Public can learn just ow corrupt these people are?

Anonymous said...

Since the moratorium as a result of the authorities cover-up of the Hillsborough Tragedy and the Public desire for the criminals in Society to be reigned in and prosecuted, is it not about time for the Law Society of Scotland Office Bearers who have so regularly broken the law with impunity, for them to get their just desserts and for Justice finally to be restored in Scotland?

Anonymous said...

Amid loud shrieks of laughter & disbelief from clients caught up in the Law Society’s infamously corrupt regulatory process, Ms Lorna Jack went onto claim in the press release that the Law Society is still interested in ‘delivering benefits for the public, Ms Jack continued : “Every element of our business has been re-examined in the planning process with a view to delivering benefits for the profession and the public in a cost effective way. We must retain the skills we need to do the job while reducing employment costs.”
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Well Miss Jack all clients who have complained to the Law Society over the decades should print their own leaflets outlining they way they were treated. You said the Law Society is still interested in "delivering benefits for the public". Lorna, Clients must now use their own leaflets to name and shame their lawyers near the lawyers offices and name the Law Society for protecting the lawyer.

You know Lorna the Law Society is not interested in "delivering benefits for the public". You are all Douglas Mill's and we need to destroy your greatest asset, [Secrecy]. If 50 clients name their lawyers in public with leaflets and the courts award damages to the 50 lawyers, the courts are the same as the Law Society.

In an office you can engineer any outcome you want, but the down side is the destruction of the Law Society and you have thousands of victims out there now. If they get their leaflets rattling out of their printers, the corrupt Law Society of Scotland and Corrupt Lawyers will be extinct.

The solution is easy clients, print your own leaflets and distribute them about corrupt lawyers. Never report a lawyer to the SLCC or Law Society. But do not lie about your lawyer. This is the reason lawyers reputations are in the gutter today, because liars psyche stops them debating effectively. Your greatest asset against a lawyer is honesty. Never deviate from that, because you will destroy your own credibility if you do.

Anonymous said...

The International Men's Organisation are right with this.

"Despite the controlled media ranting endlessly on about the threat of terrorism the biggest threat to ALL men globally is the judicial and legal mafia terrorists who have a complete monopoly over the sale of property and the repossession (theft) that sees millions of men being made homeless on the back of the freemasonic control at the heart of London and the cabal of lawyers and judges they control globally in an enormous web of deceit".

The bureaucracies are terrorists. Dominate by bureaucracy, who controls lawyers and judges? Because they are withing the state does not mean their decisions are fair and balanced. Jail me, is that how you want to silence dissent. It is the same as lawyers not representing ruined clients, crushing the ability to defend ourselves for our opinions when your opinions are unregulated. Law is only legitimate when those imposing it are subject to it. Lawyers are not. Repudiate bureaucratic terrorism.

Has my leaflet suggestion upset the Law Society?

Anonymous said...

Hope MacAskills mafia are not trying to silence you Peter.

Anonymous said...

I hope the Law Society are not trying to stop the DOI Team exposing them as this posting was nearly a month ago. To be honest I think you journalists are doing a great job. Hope to see a new post soon?

All the best to the DOI Team.

Anonymous said...

Margaret MacDougall would do well to ask the Law Society Of Scotland why they feel the need to collude with the SSDT & the SLCC over the disciplining of their crooked members, so as to make sure that in most cases the crooked lawyers are let off Scot-Free?

This is criminal behaviour which has been covered-up and is a bigger scandal than the Hillsborough Cover-up?

Anonymous said...

Do the Law Society of Scotland effectively run Scotland now?

Anonymous said...

200 comments!
Hope people got the message that Scotland needs a new Justice Minister who actually cares about people OTHER THAN LAWYERS!

Anonymous said...

Everyone with sense now knows that the Law Society, the Crown Office, the SSDT and the SLCC are completely corrupt and against the People of Scotland?

So, the only place we the Scottish People can turn to is the team at DOI, to draw attention to the massive corruption that is being perpetrated by untouchable criminals?

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