Watchdog targets struck-off solicitors who continue to call themselves lawyers

Watchdog targets struck-off solicitors who continue to call themselves lawyers
 

Struck-off solicitors should be banned from calling themselves lawyers, a watchdog has claimed.
The Law Society of Scotland are worried by the growing number of unqualified and banned people offering the public advice.
Culprits include solicitors who have been struck off but continue to call themselves lawyers.
There are also a growing number of organisations, including claims companies, who are giving legal advice but are not registered with the Law Society.
The watchdog want the Scottish Government to make the word “lawyer” a protected and regulated legal term in the same way as... read more

 
19 August 2018 in Regional, Views: 63
Source: Daily Record
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