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Five-year policy objective: The regulators have appropriate frameworks for continuing assurance of professional competence throughout the careers of the people they regulate.
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Five-year policy objective: Access to legal services is increased through the promotion of responsible technological innovation that carries public trust.
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LSB announces new Chief Executive
The Legal Services Board (LSB) today announces the appointment of Matthew Hill as its new Chief Executive. Matthew joins the …
[Decision Notice] Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) application for the approval of amendments to introduce new SRA Regulatory Arrangements (Reporting Concerns) (Amendment) Rules
The Legal Services Board has granted an application from the SRA for the approval of amendments to introduce new SRA …
[Exemption Direction] Exemption Direction 137 Amendments to regulatory arrangements to reflect changes to the governance structure of CILEx
LSB directs the exemption from the requirement for LSB approval of amendments made by CILEx Regulation to reflect changes to …
LSB consults on refinements to proposed IGR
LSB consults on refinements to proposed IGR The Legal Services Board (LSB) has today launched a consultation on proposed further …
[Exemption Direction] Exemption Direction 136 Amendments to the CILEx Regulation Exemptions Policy
LSB directs the exemption from the requirement for LSB approval of amendments made by CILEx Regulation to its Exemptions Policy …
Legal Services Board announces new Board Members
The Ministry of Justice and Legal Services Board (LSB) today announced the appointment of Catherine Brown, Tim Sawyer CBE and …
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