- 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
- Monday, 9 February 2015
The Council for Licensed Conveyancers has moved closer towards its goal of regulating specialist probate lawyers who do not have to be conveyancers.
Tags: Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Deregulation Bill, probate
Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Act, Other lawyers, Regulation
For the majority of Black and ethnic minority citizens in this country, legal services are still as hard to reach, as hard to choose, or as hard to trust, as they were years ago.
If 2020 taught us anything, it is that lawyers will not disappear any time soon. Still, paper will gradually disappear in favour of digital tools, investment in technology and better ways of working.