Legal Services Regulation Act 2015


Monitor appointed by Authority may attend committee meetings

199.    The Act of 1994 is amended by the insertion of the following after section 14B:

14C. (1) Where a committee is investigating an act or omission of a solicitor to which section 51(5) of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 applies, a monitor may attend and observe any meeting of the committee in relation to the investigation.

(2) The Society shall inform the Authority of the time and place of a meeting referred to in subsection (1).

(3) In this section—

‘committee’ means any committee of the Society to which the powers or functions of investigating alleged misconduct by a solicitor has been delegated;

‘monitor’ means a person appointed by the Authority under section 93 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 to perform the functions of a monitor under this section.”.