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LSB lays down challenge to regulators – prove you can do the job or face action

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has told the regulators it oversees that now is the time for them to prove they can deliver what is expected of them, warning that it will put their promises “to the test”. The LSB said its focus in 2013/14 will be on the performance of the regulators.

December 13th, 2012 | No Comments »

A single regulator for all lawyers post-ABS is “logical and plausible”, says LSB report

A single regulator for all legal services is “logical and plausible”, but not inevitable, a report for the Legal Services Board has concluded. Former Ministry of Justice official Nick Smedley argued that the existence of multiple regulators “focused on the differences of individual practitioners” is unlikely to be relevant in a post-alternative business structures market.

June 27th, 2011 | 1 Comment »