SRA grant 12 month extension to sif

After intensive lobbying led by the Law Society the SRA announced today that its Board had concluded that the previous decision to close SIF was to be temporarily reversed for the next 12 months whilst all options were considered for the future . The SRA recognised the changed enviroment and that the insurance market had “hardened ” such that affordable

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Practising Fee consultation 2021

The Law Society

The Law Society has opened its consultation on the practising fee following a challenging 2020 As well as prioritising  members and other stakeholders, the law society has also taken into consideration the ongoing implications of the pandemic, Brexit negotiations, and technology. This follows a very positive period for the Society in which it was seen to strongly support Solicitors during

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CMA Report recognises solicitor progress in the regulated legal services market – but calls for more work to be done and measures to monitor unregulated providers

The Competition and Markets Authority has published its report on regulation and market transparency recognising the considerable progress made by the Profession . The Law Society noted that : The solicitor profession has made great advances in transparency, but risk of consumer harm continues in the unregulated sector, the Law Society of England and Wales said today, echoing findings of

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