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LSB publishes its annual report for 2017/18

The Legal Services Board (LSB) – the independent body responsible for overseeing the regulation of legal services in England and Wales – has published its Annual Report and Accounts for the year 2017/18. The report, the tenth which the LSB has published, describes the impact that it has had in delivering the third and final year of its…

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LSB finds that the Law Society broke internal governance rules

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has today published its report on its investigation into the Law Society of England and Wales’ (TLS’s) arrangements for monitoring and oversight of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). After an extensive investigation we have found evidence that TLS has breached the Internal Governance Rules (IGR) set by the LSB under section 30 of…

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LSB confirms appointment of the new Chair of the Legal Services Consumer Panel

The Legal Services Board (LSB) today announces the appointment of Sarah Chambers as the new Chair of the Legal Services Consumer Panel (the Consumer Panel). Ms Chambers succeeds Dr Jane Martin, who has stepped down from her role to join the Office for Legal Complaint. Interim Chair of the Legal Services Board, Dr Helen Phillips said: “I am delighted to announce the appointment…

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