Tag Results

New legal regulator takes the reins

The professional standards of costs lawyers will in future be independently assured after the Costs Lawyer Standards Board this week became their approved regulator. They can become partners in LDPs and are within the Legal Ombudsman’s jurisdiction.

November 4th, 2011 | No Comments »

Costs draftsmen call for title protection

The Association of Law Costs Draftsmen is calling for the title of ‘law costs draftsmen’ to be protected as part of a modernisation push at the smallest of the approved regulators.

February 9th, 2010 | No Comments »

What’s in a name? Quite a lot, actually

I’m not sure whether or not it is ironic that the Legal Services Act – which in many senses in a deregulatory measure – may well end up delivering tighter regulation of legal services in some ways.

February 8th, 2010 | No Comments »