The Legal Services Board has granted an application from the Council for Licensed Conveyancers for amendments to take account of the Competition and Market Authority’s proposals regarding price, service and transparency
The Legal Services Board has granted an application from the SRA for approval of Compensation Fund Determinations for 2018 which set the level of contribution to the SRA Compensation Fund for individual solicitors, recognised sole practitioners, recognised bodies and licensed bodies authorised by the SRA.
The LSB approves the 2018/19 PCF application made by the SRA and The Law Society under section 51 of the Legal Services Act 2007
The LSB has granted an application from the BSB to approve the removal of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA) rules from the BSB Handbook.
The Legal Services Board (LSB) has responded to the Ministry of Justice’s (MoJ) post-implementation reviewof the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO). Many of the LSB’s research studies provide evidence that is relevant to assessing the impact of the changes to legal aid that were part of the LASPO reforms. Our submission highlights this evidence. We…
The LSB has granted an application from the SRA to approve the regulatory arrangements to introduce Transparency Rules and to make alterations to the SRA Roll, Registers and Publication Regulations.
Read [Decision notice] Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) application for the approval of changes to regulatory arrangements to introduce Transparency Rules and to make alterations to the SRA Roll, Registers and Publication Regulations
In February the Legal Services Board (LSB) published its third research report focusing on the legal needs of small businesses. The number of small firms in the UK economy continues to increase. These firms have a greater need for external business support than larger businesses, in part due to their limited internal resources and experience. One of the objectives of…
The Legal Services Board has today published its response following its consultation on the internal governance rules for the legal services regulators. This document includes an analysis of submissions received together with its decision on its approach to the internal governance rules going forward. Neil Buckley, Chief Executive of the Legal Services Board said: “Independent regulation ensures that consumers, providers, investors…
LSB directs the exemption from the requirement for LSB approval of alterations to CLC’s regulations in order to implement the requirements of the Insurance Distribution Directive.
The Legal Services Board has granted an application from the SRA to approve the regulatory arrangements regarding the Insurance Distribution Directive
LSB directs the exemption from the requirement for LSB approval of alterations to ACCA’s regulations in order to implement the requirements of the Insurance Distribution Directive.
The Lord Chancellor, in consultation with the Lord Chief Justice, has confirmed that Dr Helen Phillips has been appointed as Chair of Legal Services Board.