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SRA board moves to solicitor/lay parity with appointment of ex-LCS chief

The board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority this month moved to parity between solicitor and lay ordinary members, ahead of introducing a lay majority in two years’ time. Shamit Saggar, the former chairman of the Legal Complaints Service, joined the board this month as part of a deal with the Legal Services Board.

July 8th, 2011 | No Comments »

Wood: LSB chief wrong to see disconnect between legal education and practice

Legal Services Board chairman David Edmonds is wrong to say there is a “disconnect” between legal education and legal practice, it was claimed last week by the man who has systematically reviewed the Bar’s education and training regime.

June 1st, 2011 | No Comments »

Potter, Gaymer and team of top academics join fundamental training review

A former Court of Appeal judge and the one-time senior partner of City law firm Simmons & Simmons have been appointed joint chairs of a new consultation panel to advise on the fundamental education and training review – now known as “Review 2020″.

May 10th, 2011 | No Comments »