Month: January 2020


Largest ever legal needs survey in England and Wales

The largest ever survey of legal needs in England and Wales lays bare the advantages of the public understanding the legal landscape and seeking professional legal help. Executive summary Technical report Interactive dashboard (best in Chrome) Six in 10 adults (64%) experienced a legal problem in the last four years, including 53% who faced a contentious1 problem. The key findings include: Modelling…

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Chair’s Blog – January Board Meeting

Following each of our Board meetings, our chair Dr Helen Phillips provides an overview of some of the items discussed and key decisions taken. You can find full minutes on our website as well as more information about our Board members. Strategy Development 2021-2024 The Board has kicked off the development work for our strategy…

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Ongoing Competence Call for Evidence

LSB opens debate on professional competence in the legal services sector The Legal Services Board (LSB) today launches a call for evidence on how legal regulators ensure the professionals they regulate remain competent throughout their careers. The LSB wants to hear from people and organisations both within and beyond the legal services sector with any…

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