- Wednesday, 1 September 2010
The Legal Services Board’s initial reaction to the Law Society of Ireland’s threat of legal action over the new rules for overseas lawyers requalifying as solicitors was that it might just be a “negotiating ploy”, Legal Futures can reveal.
Tags: Chris Kenny, Legal Services Board, qualified lawyers transfer scheme, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Legal Services Board, News, Solicitors
- Thursday, 18 February 2010
The chief executive of the Legal Services Board has urged local government lawyers to seize the opportunities presented by the prospective introduction of alternative business structures in mid-2011.
Tags: Chris Kenny, local government
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news, Legal Services Act, Market monitor
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