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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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Legal regulators too slow in getting a grip on performance

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has published its second progress report on the performance of the regulatory bodies in meeting the regulatory performance framework outcomes. There are clear signs of progress on the range of actions agreed in the assessments in January and June 2019, but generally the pace of delivery is slow and governance…

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LSB proposes annual plan to drive change in the legal sector

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has announced a programme of activity to push forward its vision for legal services that everyone can access and trust. The proposals are outlined in its draft business plan for 2020-21, which has been published as part of a public consultation. The LSB oversees legal regulators in England and Wales and next year it will look at how regulators are funded when it completes its in-depth…

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Chair’s blog – November 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. While we had a full agenda for this month’s board meeting, if we were to identify a unifying theme, it would be ‘looking forward’.   Business plan and strategy We approved our…

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We have moved

As of Monday 11 November 2019, the Legal Services Board (LSB) is based at 3rd floor, The Rookery, 2 Dyott Street, London WC1A 1DE. We have moved because our lease ended and the building is being redeveloped. Our new office is better value for money and will enable us to be a more effective organisation….

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Ongoing competence roundtable, Newcastle 22 October 2019

On 22 October at Northumbria University, Newcastle, the Legal Services Board (LSB) held a roundtable discussion focused on how best to assure the ongoing competence of legal professionals throughout their careers. This is one of the LSB five year policy objectives and we have recently begun gathering evidence to help us better understand existing frameworks…

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