Complaints against lawyers and legal firms in Scotland: consultation

Closed 20 Feb 2021

Opened 23 Dec 2020

Overview

This consultation sets out proposals and seeks views on potential improvements to the legal complaints system, within the current legislative framework of the Legal Profession and Legal Aid (Scotland) Act 2007.

Why we are consulting

This Consultation gives us the opportunity to consider your opinion and expertise on the proposals set out within, to improve the process for legal complaints in Scotland.

Read the consultation paper. 

What happens next

Analysis of the consultation responses, which will be published and will help to inform the development of legislation to improve the process for legal complaints in Scotland.

Interests

  • Law and Order