Alternative providers of legal services demonstrate strong examples of consumer confusion and detriment.
We have received and publish below a copy of an internal memo from one of our member firms. Only the names have been altered to protect the innocent and, possibly, the not so innocent.
Reproduce memo – sanitised version
Memo: 12th July, 2011
We now introduce the latest cohort of trainee solicitors who undertook the Professional Competence Course during March 2011. As usual, the value of the exercise was enhanced by the mixture of trainees from different firms, different places and different types of practise.
I am delighted to report that I have managed to find an exciting new venue for this year’s Benevolent Fund Golf Outing and I am also very pleased to confirm that Legal Post and The First Scottish Group have once again kindly agreed to sponsor this year’s event.
The last few months of Society business have been obstructed by an expensive, wasteful and ultimately pointless cat and mouse game of raising proxies, guessing how many proxies are elsewhere and watching out for draft constitutions, here one moment, gone the next, as various persons and bodies...
Now is the time to check carefully your emails from the Law Society regarding the Special General Meeting to be convened on 27th May 2011. You should receive details of the business to be conducted at this meeting by about Friday of this week.
This is the time to agree improvements to the Constitution old or new.
The Scottish Law Agents Society (SLAS) has responded positively to a request for a meeting from the Law Society of Scotland (LSS) to discuss amendments to the Constitution.