A study to establish the incremental cost of regulation in the legal sector. Read more here.
An analysis of a survey of the regulated communities views on the cost of regulation, covering those regulated as entities and those regulated as individuals. Read more here.
Literature review considering the case for the BSB’s ‘Cab Rank Rule’. Read more here.
Quantitative survey testing the contingent valuation methodology in the legal services context, to support cost benefit analysis of regulation. Read more here.
Report summarising a review of the key areas of legal services regulation as implemented by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB). Read more here.
An economic analysis of the regulatory barriers to entry, exit and merger in the solicitors market. Read more here.
literature review exploring the lessons from behavioural economics for legal services, from both the consumer and provider perspectives. Read more here.
LSB review of diversity initiatives used by approved regulators’ to address concerns with the diversity of the profession. Read more here.
Academic analysis of the legal education framework and emerging trends in countries across the world. Read more here.
YouGov research presents feedback of legal services users who were dissatisfied with their experience. Read the full report here.
An independent report into the capacity and capability of the smaller approved regulators to meet the requirements of the Legal Services Act 2007. Read more here.
Qualitative investigation into large commercial solicitors firms, the market segments they operate in, and interactions with regulation. Read more here.