Month: February 2020


LSB says the legal sector must design services that are accessible to everyone

A new report by the Legal Services Board (LSB) urges the legal sector to design services that can be accessed by everyone. The report, ‘Reshaping Legal Services to Meet People’s Needs: An Analysis of Legal Capability’, shows that six in 10 adults (64%) experienced a legal problem in the last four years, including 53% (29.8million)…

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LSB says independent regulation of legal services should be a mark of good leadership

The Legal Services Board has announced further details on how it plans to ensure regulation of legal services is independent from representing the legal professions. A newly published consultation document explains that the LSB intends to monitor how well regulatory independence is being achieved by embedding it within the “well-led” standard of its existing regulatory…

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