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Pro bono costs orders reach Supreme Court

Pro bono costs orders have finally reached the Supreme Court after new provisions came into force last week that close a hole in the Legal Services Act 2007. Orders are made in favour of the Access to Justice Foundation.

October 8th, 2012 | No Comments »

Foundations of ABS, CFAs and other key legal regimes under microscope of govt red tape exercise

Many of the regulations underpinning the regulatory regime for legal services – including those designating the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Council for Licensed Conveyancers as ABS licensing authorities – are under the microscope as part of the government’s Red Tape Challenge, it has emerged.

June 1st, 2012 | Comments Off on Foundations of ABS, CFAs and other key legal regimes under microscope of govt red tape exercise