- Friday, 20 February 2015
All the legal services regulators should under a new duty to “have regard to the desirability of promoting economic growth”, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has said. They should also appoint small business champions.
Tags: BIS, Deregulation Bill, Legal Services Board, small business appeals champions, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 11 June 2014
Plans by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills for improved data sharing between different regulators could be a “dead letter” if they are not applied to all of the legal regulators, the Legal Services Board has warned.
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Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Board, Regulation
In the absence of full-scale office-based working, law firms and corporate legal departments will need to find new ways of ensuring collaboration and knowledge sharing among their legal professionals.
What the pandemic has brought into sharp focus for firms is a desire to reduce costs. In 2019, research found cost reductions were last on a long list of priorities for firms; now they are near the top.