- Friday, 10 April 2015
The Legal Services Consumer Panel has had to make “difficult judgement calls” in balancing the competing needs for increased access to services with consumer protection, the panel’s chair, Elisabeth Davies, has admitted.
Tags: Legal Ombudsman, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Consumer Panel, unregulated services
Posted in Consumer panel, Latest news
- Monday, 2 March 2015
The Law Society has told the Legal Ombudsman that solicitors’ practising certificate fees should not be used for ‘thought leadership’ exercises that extend beyond legal services.
Tags: Law Society, Legal Ombudsman, Legal Services Consumer Panel, unregulated services
Posted in Consumer panel, Latest news, Legal Ombudsman, Regulation, Solicitors
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