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Confusion the biggest threat to new competence regime, survey suggests

Confusion among solicitors is the biggest challenge to the hours-free competence regime introduced by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, a survey has suggested. The second biggest challenge was that “solicitors think they won’t have to do any training”.

January 14th, 2016 | No Comments »

Fifth of law firms admit to substandard service

A fifth of law firms admit to providing a substandard service at some point in the past year, with extra training for staff the common response, Solicitors Regulation Authority research has revealed.

September 18th, 2014 | No Comments »

Partners in the spotlight as a fifth of firms report “competence failures”

Almost a fifth of firms have reported “failures in competent legal service delivery” in the last 12 months, a major study for the Solicitors Regulation Authority has found.

June 5th, 2014 | 1 Comment »