The SRA published a consultation on proposed changes to the Handbook for solicitor and firm regulation on 1 June. We believe that the proposals, if accepted, will leave clients and consumers with less protection and could result in a ‘two-tier’ solicitor profession
Plans to review regulation of the legal services market should be put on hold in the wake of the Brexit referendum, the Law Society of England and Wales chief executive Catherine Dixon said today as she gave evidence to the House of Commons Justice Select Committee.
The survey is now open for contributions
The results of the Law Society Law Management Section’s 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey have recently been published. Andy Harris provides an overview.
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Chief executive Catherine Dixon welcomed the report but highlighted the need for a consistent level of protection for consumers, no matter who is providing the legal service
In the first instalment of a new series for the Law Society blog, Robin Charrot, director of Evolve Family Law and a member of the Family Section Advisory Group, reflects on the early stages of setting up his law firm
Our consultation exercise will help us refine our policy position on alternatives to client accounts and will inform discussions with the SRA and the Legal Services Board
Our position is that, to support and protect the public, regulation of legal services should be simpler, better, and continue to be independent of the state
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