The Legal Ombudsman has released new guidance setting out its approach when deciding what is ‘fair and reasonable’ in a case when determining complaints.
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The report includes 25 recommendations to government, focusing on issues including increasing children’s access to legal aid, reintroducing legal aid for early advice, and improving Exceptional Case Funding and the legal aid means test
2016 was a year of strong growth for firms polled in the Law Society Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Survey 2017, which showed a median rise in income of 5.8 per cent for the mid-sized firms that participated.
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The results of the Law Society Law Management Section’s 2016 Financial Benchmarking Survey have recently been published. Andy Harris provides an overview.
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
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
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The income of firms polled in the 2016 Law Society Law Management Section (LMS) Financial Benchmarking Survey has increased for a sixth consecutive year, with a median rise last year of 5.4 per cent, despite a challenging year