Law society professional update 24th september

The Law Society

Highlights : VOTE NOW – Time is running out to vote in the Law Society Council Elections including the Yorkshire Council Seat – See the Yorkshire candidate statements here PLEASE CAST YOUR VOTE IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO ALREADY PRO BONO WEEK OPPORTUNITY – a Chance to take part in pro bono week celebrations and promote your pro bono

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LSB pushes on towards greater price transparency for legal profession

The LSB has placed further pressure on the SRA to expand price transparency measures in its consultation – “Draft statement of policy on empowering consumers – consultation paper ” The LSB notes in its executive summary that : Although there have been some positive market developments and new regulatory arrangements since 2016, it is clear that further action is needed

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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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