Provider focus


Innovation in legal services

This is LSB research, with legal services providers, into levels of innovation and use of technology in legal services, capabilities for and barriers to innovation. The report, executive summary, annexes and an infographic can be found here.


Unregulated legal service providers

A qualitative study of for profit unregulated legal services providers. The report, executive summary and three infographics can be found here here.


Joint LSB/ Law Society/ Ministry of Justice Survey of Solicitors Firms

Survey of 2,007 Solicitors’ firms across England and Wales. The report and executive summary can be found here.


Criminal advocacy briefing pack

A detailed analysis of trends relevant to understanding the market for criminal advocacy services in England and Wales. Click here to see the summary.


Equality of pay in legal services: a literature review

Review of published evidence on the equality of pay in legal services. Read the research summary here, click here for the report.


Barriers to the legal profession

Literature review on the diversity of the legal profession at each stage of entry and progression within the profession. Click here to see the report. 


Diversity in the legal profession in England and Wales: A qualitative study of barriers and individual choices.

Qualitative academic study using focus groups and interviews to explore the experiences of women and BME lawyers in the legal profession. Click here to see the report.