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LSB tells ombudsman to monitor complaints about damages-based agreements

Continuing concern over the potential for mis-selling damages-based agreements has led the Legal Services Board to order the Legal Ombudsman to monitor the complaints it receives in relation to them.

June 20th, 2013 | Comments Off on LSB tells ombudsman to monitor complaints about damages-based agreements

LSB warns regulators over mis-selling risk with damages-based agreements

The Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and other regulators must consider whether action is needed to ensure that damages-based agreements are not mis-sold to consumers, the Legal Services Board has warned.

February 15th, 2013 | Comments Off on LSB warns regulators over mis-selling risk with damages-based agreements

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