We publish all our research specifications in order to set out clear project aims and promote transparency. The list of specifications can be found below, with the latest specifications shown first.
All research is subject to our standard terms and conditions contract: LSB Research Contract
A non-collusive tendering certificate must be submitted alongside any bids for research contracts: Non-collusive tender agreement
December 2020 (deadline extended to 20 January) – Literature review on best practice in regulation to promote diversity and inclusion
December 2020 – Small business legal needs survey review: Request for proposals
January 2020 – Establishment and provision of public panel services. Joint commissioning with the Legal Services Consumer Panel. Posted to the Crown Commercial Service’s Research Marketplace Dynamic Purchasing System.
November 2019 – Stakeholder perceptions of the Legal Services Board. Posted to the Crown Commercial Service’s Research Marketplace Dynamic Purchasing System.
October 2019 – Prices of legal services 2020 – Fieldwork. Joint commissioning with the Competition and Markets Authority and HM Courts and Tribunals Service. Posted to the Crown Commercial Service’s Research Marketplace Dynamic Purchasing System.
July 2018 – 2018 Individual Legal Needs survey and analysis, joint commission with the Law Society. Please see their website for details.
November 2017 – 2018 Survey of Innovation in Legal Services – Fieldwork
January 2017 – Survey of Small Business Legal Needs – Fieldwork
November 2016 – Prices of legal services 2017 – Fieldwork
September 2015 – Direct Access Barristers
September 2015 – Legal Services Consumer Tracker Survey
September 2015 – Unregulated Legal Services Providers
December 2014 – 2015 Small Business Legal Needs Survey
December 2014 – 2015 Small Business Legal Needs Analysis
November 2014 – Qualitative investigation into unbundled legal services
January 2014 – Online divorce research
November 2013 – Lessons from the personal injury market
November 2013 – Understanding consumers attitudes and beliefs
January 2013 – LSCP consumer tracker survey 2013-2015
November 2012 – Statistical analysis of consumer data
October 2012 – Consumers who don’t use lawyers
October 2012 – Behavioural economics and legal services
October 2012 – Piloting the small business survey
October 2012 – Small business research pilot analysis
March 2012 – Understanding the impact of the cab rank rule
December 2011 – Understanding consumer’s expectation and valuation of regulation
November 2011 – Understanding consumer needs from legal information sources
October 2011 – Benchmarking individual consumers use of legal services
February 2011 – Understanding consumer experience of first tier complaints
February 2011 – International approaches to legal education and training
December 2010 – Regulatory Information Review – literature review
January 2010 – Cost benefit analysis of the impact of referral arrangements