Consultation responses


2019 / 2018 / 2017 /2016 /2015 /2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009


2019


Date: 21 June 2019

Title: CLC – Consultation response on Accounting Rules

Description:  CLC – Consultation response to the CLC’s Accounting Rules


Date: 3 June 2019

Title: SDT – Consultation response to rule change application to LSB

Description:  SDT – Application to Legal Services Board for the approval of new Solicitors Rules


Date: 11 April 2019

Title: CILEx Regulation – Consultation on the proposed changes to CILEx Regulation’s education standards

Description: CILEx Regulation – Consultation on the proposed changes to CILEx Regulation’s education standards


Date: 11 April 2019

Title: LSB – Letter on the SRA’s rule change application about PII and Compensation Fund

Description: LSB – Letter on the SRA’s rule change application about PII and Compensation Fund


Date: 11 April 2019

Title: LSB – Letter on the SRA’s rule change application about whistleblowers

Description: LSB – Letter on the SRA’s rule change application about whistleblowers


Date: 26 February 2019

Title: CLC – Consultation on the CLC’s Customer Charter

Description: CLC – Consultation on the CLC’s Customer Charter


Date: 26 February 2019

Title: LSB – Consultation on the LSB’s Business Plan 2019/20

Description: LSB – Consultation on the LSB’s Business Plan 2019/20


Date: 25 January 2019

Title: LeO – Consultation on the Legal Ombudsman’s Business Plan 2019/20

Description: LeO – Consultation on the Legal Ombudsman’s Business Plan 2019/20

2018


Date: 21 December 2018

Title: BSB – Consultation on the Bar Standards Board’s Rules on Transparency Standards

Description: BSB – Consultation on the Bar Standards Board’s Rules on Transparency Standards


Date: 17 December 2018

Title: BSB – Consultation on the Bar Standards Board’s strategic programme for 2019-22

Description: Consultation on the Bar Standards Board’s strategic programme for 2019-22


Date: 09 October 2018

Title: SDT – Consultation on making of procedural rules in relation to applications to the Tribunal.

Description: SDT – Consultation on making of procedural rules in relation to applications to the Tribunal.


Date: 30 September 2018

Title: ICAEW – Consultation on the CMA’s Action Plan

Description: ICAEW – Consultation on the CMA’s Action Plan


Date: 28 September 2018

Title: LSB – Submission on the SRA’s Handbook Application

Description: LSB – Submission on the SRA’s Handbook Application


Date: 17 September 2018

Title: BSB – Consultation response on proposed rules for the training framework for the Bar.

Description: BSB – Consultation response on proposed rules for the training framework for the Bar.


Date: 6 August 2018

Title: CILEx Reg – Consultation on implementation of the CMA’s transparency recommendations

Description: CILEx Reg – Consultation on implementation of the CMA’s transparency recommendations


Date: 6 July 2018

Title: BEIS – Consultation on Modernising Consumer Markets, Consumer Green Paper

Description: BEIS – Consultation on Modernising Consumer Markets, Consumer Green Paper


Date: 29 June 2018

Title: CLC – Consultation response to the implementation of the CMA’s transparency recommendations

Description: CLC – Consultation response to the implementation of the CMA’s transparency recommendations


Date: 18 June 2018

Title: SRA – Consultation response on PII and Compensation Fund proposals

Description: SRA – Consultation response on PII and Compensation Fund proposals


Date: 16 February 2018

Title: LSB – Consultation response to the draft Strategy 2017–21 and Business Plan 2018/19

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel (the Panel) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Legal Services Board’s (LSB) consultation on its Strategy for 2018-21 and Business Plan for 2018/19. We have tailored our response to mirror the structure of the LSB’s consultation document.


Date: 15 January 2018

Title: BSB – Consultation response on Future Bar Training

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel (Panel) welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Bar Standards Board’s (BSB) consultation on Future Bar Training.


Date: 5 January 2018

Title: BSB – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations (pdf, 236kb)

Description:  The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Bar Standards Board’s consultation on its transparency measures.


Date: 5 January 2018

Title: IPReg – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations (pdf, 167kb)

Description:  The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to IPReg’s consultation on its transparency measures.


Date: 5 January 2018

Title: SRA – Consultation response on the second Handbook review

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the second consultation on the SRA’s Handbook review. We have outlined the Panel’s overarching concerns and responded to the individual questions asked in the consultation document.

2017


Date: 21 December 2017

Title: CLC – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Council for Licensed Conveyancers consultation on its transparency measures.


Date: 21 December 2017

Title: CILEx Reg – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations (pdf, 182kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to Cilex Regulation’s consultation on its transparency measures


Date: 20 December 2017

Title: SRA – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations (pdf, 162kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s consultation on its transparency measures.


Date: 30 November 2017

Title: MoF – Consultation response on the implementation of CMA’s legal services market study recommendations (pdf, 203kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Master of Faculties consultation on its transparency measures.


Date: 20 November 2017

Title: CILEx Reg – Licensing Authority Application consultation (pdf, 88kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to comment on CILEx Regulation’s application to become a licensing authority for Alternative Business Structures.


Date: 08 November 2017

Title: Law Commission – Consultation on Wills reform (pdf, 240kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Law Commission’s consultation on reviewing and updating the law on making a will.


Date: 04 October 2017

Title: BSB – Consultation response to Public and Licensed Access Review (pdf, 100kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on changes to the Public and Licensed Access rules.


Date: 28 September 2017

Title: SRA –Consultation response to the Corporate Strategy 2017-20 (pdf, 170kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Solicitors Regulatory Authority’s consultation on its Corporate Strategy.


Date: 22 September 2017

Title: LSB – Consultation response to the LSB’s revised Regulatory Performance Standard (pdf, 183kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the Legal Services Board’s consultation on its revised regulatory performance assessment.


Date: 14 September 2017

Title: BSB – Consultation on rule change: New information and registration requirements for the Bar. (pdf, 94kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the consultation on the proposed rule changes to the Bar Standards Board’s Handbook.


Date: 25 July 2017

Title: SRA – Panel’s consultation response to SRA’s new regulations for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) (pdf, 132kb)

Description: The Panel’s consultation response to SRA’s new regulations for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE).


Date: 11 July 2017

Title: BSB – Review of the standard of proof applied in professional misconduct proceedings (pdf, 194kb)

Description: We welcome the opportunity to respond to the Bar Standards Board’s consultation on the standard of proof applied in professional misconduct proceedings.


Date: 2 May 2017

Title: CILEX Reg – Transitioning towards an insurance backed compensation scheme (pdf, 166kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to Cilex Regulation’s consultation on its compensation scheme.


Date: 28 April 2017

Title: CMA – Digital Comparison Tools market study: response to updated paper (pdf, 167kb)

Description: The Legal Services Consumer Panel welcomes the Competition and Market Authority’s consultation on its market study into digital comparison tools.


Date: 27 January 2017

Title: SRA -Discussion Paper on Regulatory Data and Consumer Choice in Legal Services (pdf, 127kb)

Description: The Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the SRA’s discussion paper on Regulatory Data and Consumer Choice in Legal Services.


Date: 10 January 2017

Title: SRA – A new route to qualification: The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) (pdf, 100kb)

Description: The Panel welcomes the opportunity to respond to the SRA’s consultation on the Solicitors Qualifying Examination.

2016


Date: 
2 December 2016

Title: 
LSB – Consultation on revised guidance for regulators on creating a diverse profession (pdf, 192kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the LSB’s consultation on revised guidance to regulators on diversity in the profession


Date: 
24 November 2016

Title: 
MoJ – Tailored Review of the Legal Services Board and the Office for Legal Complaints call for evidence (pdf, 258kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the MoJ’s call for evidence to support the tailored review of the Legal Services Board and the Office for Legal Complaints


Date: 
21 September 2016

Title: 
SRA – Looking to the Future: Flexibility and Public Protection (pdf, 286kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the SRA’s consultation on flexibility and public protection


Date: 
21 September 2016

Title: 
SRA – Looking to the Future: Accounts Rules Review (pdf, 211kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the SRA’s consultation reviewing the Accounts Rules


Date: 
19 August 2016

Title: 
CMA – Legal Services Market Study Interim Report (pdf, 239kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the CMA’s interim report on its Legal Services Market Study


Date: 
14 July 2016

Title: 
SRA – Removng barriers to switching regulators (pdf, 151kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the SRA’s consultation on removing barriers to switching regulators by amending its professional indemnity insurance requirements


Date: 
24 May 2016

Title: 
JEB – Reforming the courts’ approach to McKenzie Friends (pdf, 396kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the Judicial Executive Board’s consultation on how the courts interact with McKenzie Friends


Date: 
20 May 2016

Title: 
CLC – Professional Indemnity Framework (pdf, 139kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the CLC’s consultation on its professional indemnity insurance code and guidance


Date: 
26 April 2016

Title: 
LSB – First Tier Complaints Handling: Guidance for Regulators (pdf, 264kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the Legal Services Board’s consultation on requirements and guidance on first tier complaints for approved regulators


Date: 
04 March 2016

Title: 
SRA – Training for Tomorrow: assessing competence (pdf, 99kb)

Description: 
Panel response to SRA consultation on qualification routes for solicitors


Date: 
01 February 2016

Title: 
Legal Ombudsman consultation on 2016-2017 draft budget and draft key performance indicators (pdf, 220kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the Legal Ombudsman’s consultation on draft key performance indicators

2015


Date: 
31 December 2015

Title: 
QC Appointments – Queen’s Counsel Application and Appointment Fees (pdf, 128kb)

Description: 
Panel response to QC Appointments consultation on application fees


Date: 
27 November 2015

Title: 
MoJ – Preserving and Enhancing Quality in Criminal Advocacy (pdf, 171kb)

Description: 
Panel response to the MoJ consultation on quality in criminal advocacy


Date: 
13 November 2015

Title: 
MoJ and HMT – Review of Claims Management Regulation: terms of reference (pdf, 153kb)

Description: 
Panel submission to the joint MoJ and HMT review of the regulation of claims management companies


Date: 
30 October 2015

Title: 
LeO – Proposed ADR scheme rules (pdf, 314kb)

Description: 
Response to LeO’s consultation on their proposed scheme rules to meet the ADR Directive requirements


Date: 
29 October 2015

Title: 
BSB – Future Bar Training Consultation: Academic, Vocational and Professional stages of training (pdf, 182kb)

Description: 
Response to the BSB consultation on academic, vocational and professional training requirements


Date: 
2 September 2015

Title: 
BSB – Continuing Professional Development (CPD) (pdf, 124kb)

Description: 
Response to the BSB consultation on proposed amendments to the CPD regime


Date: 
7 August 2015

Title: 
SRA – Regulation of consumer credit – the SRA’s regulatory arrangements (pdf, 218kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on the regulation of consumer credit activities


Date: 
24 June 2015

Title: 
BSB – Future Bar Training Consultation: The Professional Statement (pdf, 136kb)

Description: 
Response to the BSB consultation on a professional statement for barristers


Date: 
11 June 2015
SRA – Improving regulation: proportionate and targeted measures (pdf, 153kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on proportionate and targeted measures


Date: 
24 April 2015

Title: 
LSB – Are regulatory restrictions in practising rules for in-house lawyers justified? (pdf, 171kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB consultation on the restrictions currently placed on in-house lawyers


Date: 
27 March 2015

Title: 
CLC – Compensation fund operating framework (pdf, 199kb)

Description: 
Response to the CLC consultation on the compensation fund operating framework


Date: 
24 March 2015

Title: 
CMA – Call for information, online reviews and endorsements (pdf, 176kb)

Description: 
Response to the CMA call for information on online reviews and endorsements


Date: 
16 March 2015

Title: 
QC Appointments – eligibility for appointment as QC (pdf, 141kb)

Description: 
Response to QC Appointments on proposals to widen eligibility to be appointed as QC


Date: 
23 February 2015

Title: 
LeO – 2015-17 Draft strategy and budget (pdf, 209kb)

Description: 
Response to LeO consultation on strategy and budget up to 2017


Date: 
16 February 2015

Title: 
CPS – Speaking to witnesses at court (pdf, 121kb)

Description: 
Panel’s response to the Crown Prosecution Service consultation on speaking to witnesses at court


Date: 
12 February 2015

Title: 
SRA – Separate business rule (pdf, 247kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on the separate business rule


Date: 
12 January 2015

Title: 
SRA – Training for Tomorrow: A competence statement for solicitors (pdf, 126kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on developing a baseline competence statement for solicitors

2014


Date: 
15 December 2014

Title: 
SRA – Regulation of consumer credit activities (pdf, 207kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA in relation to proposed changes around the regulation of consumer credit activities


Date: 
18 September 2014

Title: 
SRA – Call for evidence on client protection (pdf, 82kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA’s call for evidence, highlighting our previous work in this area



Date: 
5 September 2014

Title: 
BSB – Entity regulation (pdf, 101kb)

Description: 
Response to the BSB consultation on entity regulation


Date: 
18 June 2014

Title: 
SRA – Multi-disciplinary practices (pdf, 136kb)

Description: 
Panel responds to SRA consultation on multi-disciplinary practices


Date: 
18 June 2014

Title: 
SRA – Changes to PII (pdf, 126kb)

Description: 
Response to SRA consultation on changes to professional indemnity insurance


Date: 
18 June 2014

Title: 
SRA – Changes to compensation fund eligibility criteria (pdf, 79kb)

Description: 
Response to SRA consultation on changes to the compensation fund eligibility criteria


Date: 
06 June 2014

Title: 
CLC – Publication of disciplinary information (pdf, 120kb)

Description: 
Panel responds to the CLC consultation on the publication of disciplinary information


Date: 
05 June 2014

Title: 
BIS call for evidence – Remapping consumer redress (pdf, 444kb)

Description: 
Submission to the BIS call for evidence on implementing the ADR Directive


Date: 
05 June 2014

Title: 
BIS – Implementing the ADR Directive (pdf, 160kb)

Description: 
The Panel responds to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on implementing the ADR Directive


Date: 
17 April 2014

Title: 
IPS – Fines (pdf, 114kb)

Description: 
Response to the Ilex Professional Standards consultation on fines


Date: 
1 April 2014

Title: 
SRA – Training for tomorrow: a new approach to continuing competence (pdf, 129kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on proposed changes to the CPD regime


Date: 
25 March 2014

Title: 
LSB – Appointments and reappointments to regulatory boards (pdf, 107kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB consultation on amendemnts to the processes for appointing and reappointing regulatory board members and their chairs


Date: 
18 March 2014

Title: 
SRA – Minimum strength rating for PII insurers (pdf, 86kb)

Description: 
Response to the SRA consultation on introduction of a minimum financial strength rating requirement for Participating Insurers


Date: 
6 February 2014

Title: 
SRA – Increasing the SRA’s internal fining powers

Description: 
Response to the SRA’s consultation on their internal fining powers


Date: 
28 January 2014

Title: 
LeO – strategy and budget 2014-17 (pdf, 80kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman consultation on their strategy and budget 2014-17

2013


Date: 
11 December 2013

Title: 
LSB – legal education and training (pdf, 125kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB consultation on increasing flexibility in legal education and training


Date: 
6 December 2013

Title: 
Submission to Jeffrey Review (pdf, 132kb)

Description: 
Submission to the review of the provision of independent criminal advocacy


Date: 
18 November 2013

Title: 
LSB – lay chairs (pdf, 122kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to the LSB proposal that the Chair of the Board of the regulatory arms of approved regulators should be a lay person


Date: 
18 October 2013

Title: 
Ministry of Justice – Transforming Legal Aid: next steps (pdf, 95kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to the MoJ, focusing on quality assurance and transparency about provider performance


Date: 
30 September 2013

Title: 
Legal Ombudsman – Widening the scope of redress (pdf, 135kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to the consultation on access to redress for legal and other professional services welcomes the proposal to create a voluntary scheme


Date: 
6 September 2013

Title: 
Submission to APPG enquiry on the treatment of vulnerable victims (pdf, 89kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s submission to an enquiry being held by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Victims and Witnesses on the treatment of vulnerable victims, facilitated by Victim Support


Date: 
2 September 2013

Title: 
Submission to Ministry of Justice simplification review (pdf, 451kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to a call for evidence by the Ministry of Justice about how to reduce the cost and complexity of legal services regulation


Date: 
29 July 2013

Title: 
IPReg -application to become a licensing authority (pdf, 115kb)

Description: 
Advice to the Legal Services Board on the application from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys for a recommendation for designation as a licensing authority


Date: 
22 July 2013

Title: 
ICAEW – applications to become an approved regulator – supplementary advice (pdf, 57kb)

Description: 
Supplementary advice to the Legal Services Board regarding changes to applications by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to become an approved regulator and licensing authority for probate activities


Date: 
05 June 2013

Title: 
CILEX – application to become an approved regulator (pdf, 99kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to IPS’ application for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives to become an approved regulator for probate and reserved instrument activities


Date: 
20 May 2013

Title: 
Ministry of Justice consultation – transforming legal aid (pdf, 199kb)

Description: 
The Panel criticises legal aid proposals


Date: 
05 March 2013

Title: 
ICAEW – applications to become an approved regulator (pdf, 97kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to applications by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales to become an approved regulator and licensing authority for probate activities


Date: 
01 March 2013

Title: 
LeO -Strategy and Business Plan (pdf, 89kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman Strategy 2013-16 and Business Plan 2013-14


Date: 
18 January 2013

Title: 
SRA – Co-operation agreements (81.2kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to the SRA consultation on co-operation agreements

2012


Date: 
17 December 2012

Title: 
TSI – New codes approval criteria (pdf, 110kb)

Description: 
Response to the Trading Standards Institute consultation on new codes approval criteria


Date: 
23 October 2012

Title: 
Response to final LETR discussion paper (pdf, 99kb)

Description: 
Response to the final Legal Education and Training Review discussion paper


Date: 
19 October 2012

Title: 
IPS -proposed application for reserved legal activity rights (pdf, 107kb)

Description: 
Response to IPS’ proposed application


Date: 
01 October 2012

Title: 
QASA Fourth Consultation (pdf, 67kb)

Description: 
Response to the final QASA consultation


Date: 
20 September 2012

Title: 
Response to IPS consultation on CPD (pdf, 120kb)

Description: 
Response to the ILEX Professional Standards consultation on continuing professional development


Date: 
11 September 2012

Title: 
IPReg – Review of its regulatory arrangements and plans to licence ABS firms (pdf, 454kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s response to the Intellectual Property Regulation Board’s consultation on a review of its regulatory arrangements and proposals to regulate licensed bodies under the ABS regime


Date: 
5 September 2012

Title: 
ICAEW -consultation on its draft licensing authority application for probate work (pdf, 126kb)

Description: 
The Panel’s consultation response to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales as it prepares a licensing authority application to regulate bodies conducting probate work


Date: 
1 August 2012

Title: 
ILEX – risk-based regulation (pdf, 82kb)

Description: 
Response to the ILEX consultation on risk-based and outcomes-focused regulation


Date: 
11 July 2012

Title: 
LSB – Regulation of non-commercial providers (pdf, 136kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB consultation on the regulation of non-commercial providers


Date: 
29 June 2012

Title: 
BSB handbook and entity regulation consultation (pdf, 153kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board consultation on new BSB handbook and entity regulation


Date: 
22 June 2012

Title: 
LSB – will-writing consultation (pdf, 76kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB consultation on the regulation of will-writing, probate and estate administration services


Date: 
13 June 2012

Title: 
LeO – Consultation on scheme rules (pdf, 140kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman’s consultation on review of the scheme rules and case fee structure


Date: 
21 May 2012

Title: 
Legal education and training review (pdf, 311kb)

Description: 
Submission to Research Team call for evidence on the Legal Education and Training Review


Date: 
21 May 2012

Title: 
LSB – Approaches to quality (pdf, 175kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Services Board consultation on approaches to quality


Date: 
16 May 2012

Title: 
LSB – Regulation of immigration advice and services (pdf, 102kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Services Board consultation on the regulation of immigration advice and services


Date: 
29 March 2012

Title: 
Ministry of Justice – Triennial Review (pdf, 144kb)

Description: 
Response to the Ministry of Justice call for evidence on the Triennial Reviews of the Legal Services Board and Office for Legal Complaints


Date: 
19 March 2012

Title: 
LSB – Call for evidence on will-writing, probate and estate administration (pdf, 381kb)

Description: 
Final response to the Legal Services Board’s call for evidence on will-writing, probate and estate administration


Date: 
8 March 2012

Title: 
BSB – Public access rules (pdf, 107kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board’s consultation on its public access rules


Date: 
14 February 2012

Title: 
SRA – Regulating international practice (pdf, 161kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s consultation on regulating international practice


Date: 
24 January 2012

Title: 
BIS – EU proposals on Alternative Dispute Resolution (pdf, 139kb)

Description: 
Response to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ consultation on new EU proposals on Alternative Dispute Resolution


Date: 
10 January 2012

Title: 
LeO – Strategy 2012-2015, Business Plan 2012-2013 (pdf, 138kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman’s consultation on its 2012-2015 Strategy and 2012-2013 Business Plan

2011


Date: 
4 November 2011

Title: 
LSB – Enhancing consumer protection, reducing regulatory restrictions (pdf, 188kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Services Board discussion paper on the boundaries of regulation


Date: 
1 November 2011

Title: 
LSB – Call for evidence on will-writing, probate and estate edministration (pdf, 246kb)

Description: 
Interim response to the Legal Services Board’s call for evidence on will-writing, probate and estate administration


Date: 
24 October 2011

Title: 
BSB – Review of Continuing Professional Development (pdf, 94kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board’s consultation on the proposed new system for CPD


Date: 
27 September 2011

Title: 
BIS – Empowering and protecting consumers (pdf, 143kb)

Description: 
Response to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ consultation on institutional changes for the provision of consumer information, advice, education, advocacy and enforcement.


Date: 
18 August 2011

Title: 
BSB – Public Access Scheme (pdf, 82kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board’s consultation on potential changes to the Public Access Scheme rule about clients eligible for public funding


Date: 
19 July 2011

Title: 
Law Commission – misleading and aggressive practices (pdf, 77kb)

Description: 
Response to the Law Commission’s consultation on reforming consumer redress for misleading and aggressive practices


Date: 
28 June 2011

Title: 
LeO – Publishing our decisions (pdf, 107kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman’s second consultation on publishing decisions


Date: 
31 May 2011

Title: 
SRA – Equality Framework and Engagement Strategy (pdf, 85.9kb)

Description: 
Response to the the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s consultation on its proposed Equality Framework and Engagement Strategy  for 2011/12


Date: 
4 April 2011

Title: 
LSB – SRA application to become a Licensing Authority (pdf, 121kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB on the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s application to become a Licensing Authority


Date: 
23 March 2011

Title: 
LSB – CLC application to become an Approved Regulator for litigation and rights of audience (pdf, 84kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB on the Council for Licensed Conveyancers’ application to become an Approved Regulator to award rights of audience and rights to conduct litigation to licensed conveyancers


Date: 
7 March 2011

Title: 
LSB – CLC application to become a Licensing Authority (pdf, 96kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB on the Council for Licensed Conveyancers’ application to become a Licensing Authority


Date: 
1 March 2011

Title: 
SRA – Future client financial protection arrangements (pdf, 105kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s consultation on reforms to client financial protection arrangements


Date: 
18 January 2011

Title: 
SRA – Architecture of change Part 2: the new handbook (pdf, 120kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s further consultation on its new handbook

2010


Date: 
22 December 2010

Title: 
BSB – Regulating Entities (pdf, 140kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board consultation on whether to regulate entities


Date: 
21 December 2010

Title: 
LeO – Publishing Decisions (pdf, 163kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Ombudsman’s first stage consultation on publishing their decisions


Date: 
7 December 2010

Title: 
LSB – ILEX application (pdf, 77kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB on applications by ILEX to become an Approved Regulator to award rights of litigation and audience and rights of probate


Date: 
12 November 2010

Title: 
SRA/BSB/ILEX – Quality Assurance for Advocates (pdf, 153kb)

Description: 
Response to a joint Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and ILEX Professional Standards consultation on a proposed Quality Assurance for Advocates scheme


Date: 
25 October 2010

Title: 
CLC – Code of Conduct (pdf, 126kb)

Description: 
Response to the Council of Licensed Conveyancers consultation on its new Code of Conduct


Date: 
27 September 2010

Title: 
LSB – ILEX Application (pdf, 299kb)

Description: 
Response to the LSB on ILEX’s application to become an Approved Regulator to award rights of audience and rights to conduct litigation to Associate Prosecutor members of ILEX


Date: 
30 July 2010

Title: 
SRA – New Handbook (pdf, 170kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on its new handbook


Date:
23 July 2010

Title: 
SRA – Professional Indemnity Insurance (pdf, 85kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority application to the Legal Services Board on changes to its Professional Indeminity Insurance arrangements


Date: 
23 July 2010

Title: 
SRA – Outcomes-focused regulation (pdf, 160kb)

Description: 
Response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on transforming the SRA’s regulation of legal services


Date: 
20 May 2010

Title: 
BSB – Authorisation to practise (pdf, 116kb)

Description: 
Response to the Bar Standards Board consultation on the development of authorisation to practise arrangements


Date: 
26 March 2010

Title: 
CLC – Proposed changes to regulatory remit (pdf, 106kb)

Description: 
Response to the Council of Licensed Conveyancers consultation on a proposed application to regulate the exercise of rights of audience and the conduct of litigation


Date: 
17 March 2010

Title: 
SRA/BSB/ILEX –  Advocacy Standards (pdf, 113kb)

Description: 
Response to a joint Solicitors Regulation Authority, Bar Standards Board and ILEX Professional Standards consultation on common advocacy standards


Date: 
26 February 2010

Title: 
SRA – Outcomes Based Regulation (pdf, 118kb)

Description: 
Response to Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on proposals for an outcome-based approach to regulation


Date: 
26 February 2010

Title: 
LSB – First Tier Complaint handling (pdf, 99kb)

Description: 
Response to Legal Services Board letter to approved regulators on a draft rule related to first-tier complaint handling


Date: 
17 February 2010

Title: 
LSB – ABS Licensing (pdf, 163kb)

Description: 
Response to Legal Services Board consultation on approaches to licensing Alternative Business Structures


Date: 
8 February 2010

Title: 
SRA – Assigned Risk Pool (pdf, 93kb)

Description: 
Response to Solicitors Regulation Authority consultation on the proposed closure of the Assigned Risk Pool as a provider of professional indemnity insurance


Date: 
15 January 2010

Title:
OLC – Latest moves by the OLC (pdf, 94kb)

Description: 
Response to a letter from the Office for Legal Complaints about its proposed arrangements for the transition period in the lead up to the Legal Ombudsman starting work

2009


Date: 
2 December 2009

Title: 
OLC – Draft Scheme Rules (pdf, 135kb)

Description: 
Response to the Office for Legal Complaints about the scheme rules that the Legal Ombudsman will use when handling complaints


13 November 2009

Title: 
OLC  – Case Fee (pdf, 107kb)

Description: 
Response to the Office for Legal Complaints about the use of case fees to fund the operation of the Legal Ombudsman


Date: 
30 October 2009

Title: 
LSB  – Internal Governance Rules (pdf, 285kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Services Board consultation on Internal Governance Rules


Date: 
26 October 2009

Title: 
LSB – Compliance and Enforcement (pdf, 329kb)

Description: 
Response to the Legal Services Board consultation on a Draft Compliance and Enforcement Statement