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Barristers’ clerks leader condemns “scandalous” local authority portal scheme

Brian Lee

A barrister portal scheme operated by the North West Legal Consortium, a group of over 30 local authorities, has been condemned as “scandalous” by the Institute of Barristers’ Clerks (IBC).

August 22nd, 2014

LSB praised for scuppering indemnity cover cut

SRA reception sign

The Legal Services Board has been praised for extending the time limit for its decision on whether to approve plans to cut the minimum indemnity limit for law firms, which meant the Solicitors Regulation Authority was unable to implement it this year.

August 22nd, 2014

Huge growth for Quindell’s legal services division

Rob Terry lo res

Alternative business structure Quindell plc today proclaimed itself the largest personal injury law firm in the UK and the “largest public company law firm globally” as it announced its results for the first half of 2014.

August 21st, 2014

SRA set to open up solicitor register to comparison websites

Elisabeth Davies 2014

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has committed to opening up its register of solicitors to comparison websites, while the Legal Ombudsman has today made its decisions available in a downloadable format.

August 21st, 2014