[Decision notice] CLC application for the approval of amendments to take account of the CMA’s proposals regarding price, service and transparency

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

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[Decision notice] Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) application for the approval of changes to regulatory arrangements relating to the SRA’s Compensation Fund contribution

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.

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LSB responds to MoJ’s LASPO review

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…

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Transparency of prices could result in substantial increase in small business clients

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…

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