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Disclosure log

The LSB’s disclosure log lists responses to some of the requests made to us under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. The responses included on the log have been chosen on the basis of their wider public interest, and that they would assist the public in gaining a better understanding of our work. Personal details such as names and addresses have been redacted to protect requestors’ privacy.

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2016

Reference no. Subject Request summary
20160205/01 Media licenses Request for information about the amounts the LSB paid for media licenses in the 2013/14 financial year
20160228/01 Data Protection Act Request for information about any breaches of the Data Protection Act that have taken place at the Legal Services Board
20160229/01 Reserved legal activities Request for information about the number of complaints or referrals that the LSB has received with regard to the carrying on of reserved legal activities, without proper authorisation, under the Legal Services Act 2007 (the Act), and any action that the LSB has taken in response to such allegations
20160305/01 Process servers Request for information about the regulation of process servers
20160323/01 Reserved legal activities Request for information about the ability of non-authorised persons to carry out reserved legal activities
20160408/01 Reserved legal activities Request for information about the extent to which council officials are required to comply with the provisions of the Legal Services Act 2007 (the Act)
20160408/02 Appeals to the Chancery Appeals Division Request for information about High Court Appeal Office Clerks
20160702/01 Legal Ombudsman Request for information about the number of complaints the LSB has received about the Legal Ombudsman
20160711/01 Information Technology LSB's ICT expenditure
20160711/02 Security and fire products Request for information about the Legal Services Board’s security and fire products and services
20160722/01 Expenditure Request for information about the cost of the report on Professional Indemnity Insurance arrangements
20160727/01 Human resources Request for information about LSB staff and recruitment processes
20160817/01 The Law Society Request for information about the categories of persons that The Law Society registered prior to the Legal Services Act 2007, but after the enactment of the Civil Procedure Rules 1998
20160906/01 Reserved legal activities Request for information about reserved legal activities and activities that non-commercial bodies are able to undertake under section 23 of the Legal Services Act
20160911/01 Diversity Request for information about which members of the LSB Board and senior management classified themselves as being other than white
20160920/01 Levy Request for information about the amount the LSB have charged The Law Society over the last three years
20160927/01 Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner Request for records of meetings the Legal Services Board has held with the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner for the years 2015 and 2016.
20161006/01 Information Technology Request for information about the LSB’s software expenditure and contracts
20161102/01 Human resources Request for information about current pay ranges at all levels of the Legal Services Board





2015

Reference no. Subject Request summary
20150105/01 Legal/approved regulators Request for information about judicial review proceedings against LSB and how they are defended, how many LSB managers are legally qualified, managers moving between LSB and Legal Services Commission/Legal Aid Agency, complaints received against Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and Association of Costs Lawyers, procedure for approving Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal budget
20150114/01 Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Request for the correspondence between the LSB and SRA regarding the review and variation of the SRA's complaints response policy
20150206/01 Information Technology Request for information about IT/ICT department and its training provision
20150305/01 Human Resources Request for information the LSB's use of recruitment agencies
20150407/01 Information Technology Request for information the LSB's procurement and use of software licenses
20150505/01 Bar Council/ Bar Standards Board (BSB) Request for information about amendments to the 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th editions of the Bar Codes of Conduct
20150508/01 Bar Council/ Bar Standards Board Request for information about an amendment to the Bar Code of Conduct
20150518/01 Bar Council/ Bar Standards Board (BSB) Request for information about LSB Decision Notice dated 18 August 2011 on the rule change application made by the Bar Council/BSB
20150529/01 Information Technology Request for information about the LSB's ICT provision
20150608/01 Artwork Request for information about artwork owned by the LSB
20150609/01 Bar Council/ Bar Standards Board (BSB) Request for information about how the LSB holds the BSB to account under the Legal Services Act, and the factors that the LSB took into account in considering the BSB's rule change application which was received on 22 July 2011
20150629/01 Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates Request for information about the costs paid by the LSB in defending the application for judicial review in relation to the LSB's decision to grant the rule change application that brought the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates into effect
20150806/01 Confederation of British Industry Request for information about the amount of money that LSB pays to the Confederation of British Industry and its subsidiaries
20150920/01 Conditional fee agreements Request for information about conditional fee agreements
20151009/01 Court representation Request for information about court representation and entitlement to use of the title of Counsel on court orders
20151013/01 Oaths of allegiance Request for information as to the requirement on barristers and solicitors to swear oaths of allegiance or judicial oaths
20151104/01 Legal Ombudsman Request for information about whether the Legal Ombudsman has shared with the LSB, the report of the governance review conducted by Grant Thornton

 

2014

20140819 - Request for full details of all Freedom of Information Requests that the LSB has received in the last calendar month from the date of this request

20140723 - Request for how many visits to the Legal Services Board website have been recorded for each month since 1st January 2014

20140610 - Request for information about the LSB’s ICT services

20140606 - Request for information about the LSB’s legal department, memoranda of understanding with other organisations and complaints made to the LSB

20140507 - Request for information about how the SRA regulates alternative business structures and about the LSB’s legal status

20140401 - Enquiry into whether the LSB’s requirement that diversity information about the solicitor profession be published has been implemented

20140307 - Request for the total number of laptops owned by the LSB that were registered to and/or in the possession of staff members on 1 May 2010 and 1 May 2013

20140225 - Request for information about the total amount paid in legal aid for work undertaken by a named individual

20140217 - Request for information on how the LSB is funded, staff pay, consultation with the Criminal Bar Association and the qualifications of its staff

20140206 - Request for details of office accommodation that the LSB provides to enable the carrying out of trade union business

20140113 - Request for all complaints and investigation information held by LSB about a firm of solicitors

20140108 - Request for information about the correspondence between the LSB and the Executive of the Legal Education Training Review