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LAW SOCIETY AGM - LAST CALL FOR PROXIES

By SLAS Spokesperson

THE SCOTTISH LAW AGENTS SOCIETY HAS ASKED PRACTITIONERS FOR THEIR PROXIES FOR THE AGM OF THE LAW SOCIETY ON 28TH MAY 2009 FOR THE PURPOSES OF;

(A) OPPOSING NEW ACCOUNTS RULES WHICH WE HAVE NOT HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO STUDY BUT WHICH APPEAR TO HAVE SIGNIFICANT FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS FOR FIRMS, AND

(B) DEPLORING AND CALLLING FOR THE REVERSAL OF THE ABBEY ACTION IN EXCLUDING MOST PRACTITIONERS FROM ITS PANEL FOR DOMESTIC CONVEYANCING TRANSACTIONS

PROXIES HAVE TO BE LODGED IN GOOD TIME FOR THE AGM AND THIS IS YOUR LAST OPPORTUNITY TO PRINT OUT, COMPLETE AND SIGN A FORM OF PROXY AND TO RETURN IT TO THE SECRETRAY OF SLAS.  THE FORM OF PROXY RUNS AS FOLLOWS ;

PROXY FOR USE AT LAW SOCIETY OF SCOTLAND AGM - 28th MAY, 2009

I, (Full name)…………………………………………………………………………………………

Of (Name of firm or other organisation) ……………………………………………………………….

In (Town, Village or Other Place of Practice)…………………………………………………………..

Being a member of the Law Society of Scotland hereby appoint Craig Bennet of Dunfermline, Council Member of the Scottish Law Agents Society and member of the Law Society of Scotland whom failing Michael Sheridan, of Glasgow, Secretary to the Scottish Law Agents Society and member of the Law Society of Scotland, as my proxy to attend and, on a poll, to vote as he shall see fit for me and on my behalf at the Annual General Meeting of Law Society of Scotland to be held on 28th May, 2009 and any adjournment thereof.

This Proxy is provided so that it may be used only in relation to the following items of business of the above meeting or any adjournment thereof:-

1) To support the Scottish Law Agents Society in its opposition to item B8 of agenda, namely, the Draft Solicitors (Scotland) Accounts Etc (Amendment) Rules 2009.

2) To support the Scottish Law Agents Society in its proposal of item C10 of agenda relative, namely, the motion on the Abbey decision on their panel of solicitors for mortgage transactions.

Signature………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Dated this ……………………………….day of…………………………………………2009

Note.

1. This proxy form should be completed and returned to the Secretary, Scottish Law Agents Society, 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 2LW / DX GW266 / LP5, Glasgow 7

2. Any alterations to this form should be initialled
 

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