Speeches and presentations


Title: Legal Cheek Education Conference: The Trainee of the 2020s

Date: 14 May 2020

Speaker/author: Matthew Hill, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Matthew Hill, panel discussion at the virtual Legal Cheek Education Conference


Title: Reshaping services: the role of diversity in regulation

Date: 22 April 2020

Speaker/author: Matthew Hill, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Matthew Hill, presented at the Judicial Diversity Forum on the role of diversity in legal services regulation.


Title: Diversity in the Legal Services Sector

Date: 12 March 2020

Speaker/author: Dr Helen Phillips, LSB Chair

Description: Dr Helen Phillips, addressed the Judicial Appointments Commission and presented on Diversity in the sector.


Title: Regulation in the legal services market – structures, roles and independence (PDF)

Date: 25 February 2020

Speaker/author: Matthew Hill, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Matthew Hill’s presentation to the Westminster Legal Policy Forum: Regulation in the legal services market – structures, roles and independence


Title: Can Public Legal Education (PLE) really increase access to justice?

Date: 24 February 2020

Speaker/author: Tom May, Research Manager

Description: On the first day of Justice Week, LSB hosted an event on Public Legal Education (PLE). Our Research Manager, Tom May, presented on research insights into PLE and findings from the Individual Legal Needs Survey. Then there was a panel discussion with Kate Briscoe, CEO of Legal Beagles, Enver Soloman, CEO of Just for Kids Law and Michael Olatokun,  Head of Public and Youth Engagement, Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law.


Title: CILEx Regulation Entity Event

Date: 8 February 2020

Speaker/author: Dr Helen Phillips, LSB Chair

Description: Dr Helen Phillips, addressed the CILEx Regulation Entity Event and presented on the relationship between LSB and CILEx Regulation and issues of mutual interest.


Title: “Legal services that everyone can access and trust” 
Making it happen – removing barriers to innovation (PDF)

Date: 28 November 2019

Speaker/author: Matthew Hill, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Matthew Hill, presented at the Legal Futures Innovation Conference on legal services that everyone can access and trust.


Title: ‘The current state of legal diversity – regulator performance, collaboration and stakeholder accountability’ (PDF)

Date: 13 June 2019

Speaker/author: Jemima Coleman, LSB Board member

Description: Jemima Coleman’s speech to the Westminster Legal Policy Forum: “Diversity in Legal Services”


Title: ‘Legal services that everyone can access and trust’

Date: 1 April 2019

Speaker: Neil Buckley, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Neil Buckley, presented to the Cardiff and District Law Societies.


Title: ‘Regulating through uncertain times’

Date: 18 March 2019

Speaker/author: Neil Buckley, LSB Chief Executive

Description: Neil Buckley’s speech to the Natwest Symphony Legal Spring Conference: Powering Through Uncertainty


Title: ‘Next steps for regulating technology and innovation in Legal Services

Date: 27 February 2019

Speaker/author: Steve Brooker, LSB Head of Policy Development and Research

Description: Steve Brooker’s keynote speech to the Westminster Legal Policy Forum: ‘Technology and the Legal Market’


Title: ‘The legal needs of Small Businesses in England & Wales

Date: 6 July 2018

Speaker/author: Rob Cross, LSB Research Manager

Description: LSB Research Manager presentation to the OECD – OCDE Roundtable on Equal Access to Justice in Riga, Latvia