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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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Press release: LSB in Newcastle to hear local views on legal services

The Legal Services Board (LSB) is visiting Newcastle on 22 October 2019 as part of its outreach to engage with the legal sector across England and Wales. We are also hosting a breakfast event at Northumbria University to discuss ongoing competence in the legal sector, a major new project for the LSB. Ongoing competence was…

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New LSB podcast: can the Legal Services Act keep up with technological change?

The Legal Services Board’s (LSB) wide-ranging examination of regulatory approaches to technology has published a new perspective in the debate on whether the current regime can respond to the growing use of disruptive technology in law. LawTech is revolutionising legal services and there are a range of views on whether the Legal Services Act can…

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Legal Services Consumer Panel: applications for non-executive members now open

The Legal Services Board (LSB) is recruiting for new non-executive members of the Legal Services Consumer Panel. The panel is the champion for consumers of legal services, and works to make sure that legal services regulators consider and act on the user perspective. For more information on the role and how to apply, visit:  https://www.wig.co.uk/career/non-executive-member–legal-services-consumer-panel—legal-services-board.html…

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Regulatory performance update – six months on (August 2019)

Following our first assessment under the new regulatory performance framework in January 2019, we are publishing progress updates on each regulatory body’s actions against the outstanding unmet outcomes. The assessments record actions taken up until June 2019. When we carried out our assessments in January, each regulatory body met the minimum required level of performance…

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Legal Services Board responds to latest Consumer Panel findings

Responding to the latest Tracker Survey results from the Legal Services Consumer Panel, Dr Helen Phillips, Chair of the LSB, said: “We are committed to ensuring access to justice for all. Clearly, there continues to be a need to ensure better information is available for consumers in relation to price, quality, redress and regulation. This is vital to increasing…

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