A Lawyer for other Lawyers

One of the services provided by our firm is a Solicitor Support Service.

Ian Ferguson is a Director of the Legal Defence Union. He deals mainly with complaints arising from Conveyancing and Chamber work. Ian has been providing LDU advice since 1997 and has acted in a large variety of different cases.

These are the services he covers :-

  1. Advice under the LDU Advice Helpline. To use this service please contact Professor David O’Donnell on 01356 648480. You can ask for a named LDU advisor to be appointed.
  2. Defence at Disciplinary Proceedings  including:-
  • Service Complaints by the SLCC
  • Conduct Complaints by the Law Society of Scotland
  • Guarantee Fund Committee appearances
  • SSDT proceedings

Ian also acts for non LDU cases on a private fee paying basis.

Donald Reid is a recognised expert witness listed in the Law Society of Scotland’s approved Directory of Expert Witnesses relative to professional negligence claims. He appears in Court for Pursuers and Defenders. He is consulted regularly to give formal or informal opinions in his field covering Commercial and Domestic Conveyancing, Security work and property related Company work. Donald is also an accredited mediator.

These are the services he covers:-

  1. Expert witness appearance
  2. Opinion Work
  • Formal Opinions
  • Informal Opinions
  1. Arbitration and Mediation

It is a lonely place at the wrong end of a complaint-we can help.

Donald Reid dbr@mitchells-roberton.co.uk

Ian Ferguson icf@mitchells-roberton.co.uk

0141 552 3422

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About Elizabeth Baker

Elizabeth is our Business Development Manager. She has a degree in both English Literature and Law from Glasgow University. After graduating in 1983 she served her traineeship as a solicitor in Oban. When she was admitted as a solicitor her first job was at Mitchells Roberton in 1985 so she is a well known face. She spread her wings and joined other firms along the way and had a successful law practice under her own name for some years. She returned to Mitchells Roberton in 2011 and works primarily to enhance the marketing of our firm. With her excellent links with small business and the media in the greater Glasgow area, she is well placed in the role and generates a good deal of referrals and new business. Elizabeth is a people person and naturally connects with both staff and clients. Elizabeth has two grown up children and loves walking her dog, travelling and reading literature.

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