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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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Regulators must embrace LawTech and not ignore blockchain opportunities urges Legal Services Board

The Legal Service Board (LSB) has urged legal services regulators to embrace the opportunities provided by blockchain technology. The LSB oversees regulators of legal services in England and Wales. This call for action follows the release of an episode of its ‘Talking Tech’ podcast series. In the episode, Dr Anna Donovan, the inaugural vice dean…

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We are moving

From Monday 11 November 2019, our new address will be: 3rd floor, The Rookery, 2 Dyott Street, London WC1A 1DE. All our other contact details will remain the same. We are moving because our current lease has come to an end and the building is being redeveloped. Our new office is better value for money and will enable…

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LSB approves amendments to the CLC’s Regulations for the Appointment and Service of Council Members

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has approved amendments to the Council for Licensed Conveyancers (CLC) Regulations for the Appointment and Service of Council Members 2019, under paragraph 4(3) of Schedule 3 to the Administration of Justice Act 1985.  Read the LSB’s decision document for the CLC’s application here.  

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