- Friday, 8 July 2011
The board of the Solicitors Regulation Authority this month moved to parity between solicitor and lay ordinary members, ahead of introducing a lay majority in two years’ time. Shamit Saggar, the former chairman of the Legal Complaints Service, joined the board this month as part of a deal with the Legal Services Board.
Tags: bar standards board, ILEX Professional Standards, internal governance rules, Law Society, Legal Complaints Service, legal education and training review, Legal Services Board, Office of Fair Trading, Review 2020, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Legal Services Board, News, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 1 June 2011
Legal Services Board chairman David Edmonds is wrong to say there is a “disconnect” between legal education and legal practice, it was claimed last week by the man who has systematically reviewed the Bar’s education and training regime.
Tags: bar standards board, legal education, Review 2020
Posted in Barristers, hrtraining, Legal Services Board, News, Regulation
- Tuesday, 10 May 2011
A former Court of Appeal judge and the one-time senior partner of City law firm Simmons & Simmons have been appointed joint chairs of a new consultation panel to advise on the fundamental education and training review – now known as “Review 2020″.
Tags: bar standards board, ILEX Professional Standards, legal education, Review 2020, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Barristers, hrtraining, Legal Executives, News, Solicitors
Coping with Covid in the criminal and family courts
15 July 2020
The legal sector has historically resisted change, with the judicial system only gradually implementing technology to improve its efficiency. Its approach has changed in light of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Forming good remote work habits for law firms
13 July 2020
You likely know the pearl of wisdom that it takes three weeks to make or break a habit. That rule was laid down in a random 1970s self-help book, but in reality, how many habits have you actually changed in just 21 days?