- Thursday, 27 July 2017
A firm of bailiffs made famous by a long-running TV series has launched an alternative business structure, in part to capitalise on the legal work that follows national exposure. DCB Legal Limited received its licence from the Solicitors Regulation Authority earlier this month.
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- Monday, 7 January 2013
The government is to try and overturn a House of Lords vote that the Legal Ombudsman’s (LeO) jurisdiction should extend to bailiffs – although the ombudsman himself has said he is open to the idea. Shortly before Christmas, peers voted 233 to 191 in favour of an amendment to the Crime and Courts Bill.
Tags: bailiffs, Legal Ombudsman, LeO
Posted in Latest news, Legal Ombudsman
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