Date of Decision: 25 Feb 1800
Abstract: In 1796, the Society of Clerks (Writers) to the Signet passed a regulation increasing their fees for various writs. The Society also enacted rules designed to exclude other practitioners from privileges claimed by the Clerks. The Society of Solicitors of the Court of Session, an incorporated group of agents, filed a complaint against the new regulations.
Subjects: College of Justice

Published Report

William Morison, The Decisions of the Court of Session (1811), 1

People or Organizations Associated with Case

Agent:
James Thomson, W.S.
Advocate for Defender:
John Clerk
Named in case documents:
Jo. Peat, Solicitor
Clerk:
S. Clk.
Advocate for Pursuer:
Thomas W. Baird