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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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LSB publishes internal governance rules response and decision document

The Legal Services Board has today published its response following its consultation on the internal governance rules for the legal services regulators.  This document includes an analysis of submissions received together with its decision on its approach to the internal governance rules going forward. Neil Buckley, Chief Executive of the Legal Services Board said: “Independent regulation ensures that consumers, providers, investors…

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