- 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
Planning for retirement
8 July 2020
In 2006 I started thinking about retirement whilst founding a boutique practice specialising in partnership and employment law. Ten years later, a friend told me that I would never be able to retire.
Time for a new regulatory settlement
3 July 2020
The problem with reform based on a compromise with vested interests is that it ends up being more pig’s ear than silk purse and the Legal Services Act 2007 is no exception.