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Wider choice and better protection: A consultation paper on the regulation of legal services in Scotland

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Abbreviations used in this consultation

The 1980 Act

The Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980

The 1990 Act

The Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990

The 2006 Act

The Compensation Act 2006

ABS

Alternative Business Structures

ATE

After-the-event [insurance]

The Bill

The Legal Profession Bill

CFS

Consumer Focus Scotland

Clementi Report

Report of the Review of the Regulatory Framework for Legal Services in England and Wales

ICAS

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

LDP

Legal disciplinary practice

LSA 2007

Legal Services Act 2007

LSB

Legal Services Board

MDP

Multi-disciplinary practice

NDPB

Non-departmental public body

OFT

Office of Fair Trading

SLCC

Scottish Legal Complaints Commission

The Society

The Law Society of Scotland

SRA

Solicitors Regulation Authority