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Consumer panel: “remarkable innovation” in the market but is deregulation going too far?

The Legal Services Consumer Panel today expressed concerned that “the recent emphasis on deregulation… is being taken too far”, while also praising the innovation seen to date through alternative business structures.

December 5th, 2014 | No Comments »

Minimum salary finally to go as LSB approves training deregulation

The Legal Services Board has approved wide-ranging plans by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to deregulate training, including the delayed demise of the minimum salary.

June 10th, 2014 | No Comments »

CLC “disappointed” with ministers on future of regulation

The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has become the first body to express disappointment with the Ministry of Justice’s announcement last week that it would not be making any major changes to the framework of legal regulation.

May 7th, 2014 | 1 Comment »

SRA pushes ahead with deregulation of training

The Solicitors Regulation Authority is pushing ahead with its plans to deregulate the training of solicitors, despite objections from their professional body. They include scrapping the prescribed form of the training contract.

April 28th, 2014 | No Comments »