Why must the regulator go after solicitors who commit a minor offence in their private life?
New accounting requirements could mean law firms ultimately find it more difficult to borrow money.
The classic sequel predicted an end to lawyers and a swift justice system – neither is happening yet.
Uber has grabbed the headlines but unregulated online services could threaten the legal landscape as we know it.
There must be a simpler way of completing the indemnity renewal process.
A US case involving dentists has refocused attention on that vexed question: how do we police unregulated providers?
27 July 2015
‘Urgent need’ for guidance on disclosure of information on patients has not been followed up.
Web platforms allowing clients to review legal services raise difficult issues. How should they work?
20 July 2015
It is a scandal that litigants who are frequently very vulnerable can be persuaded to part with large sums of money for unqualified ‘friends’.
A consensus is lacking on reform, the lord chancellor will discover.
13 July 2015
A successor to an already-essential casebook became increasingly necessary.
Innovation is one of those buzzwords that everyone espouses but it’s a process no one can pin down, least of all regulators.
Greece has dominated the headlines but other issues - mass surveillance, regulation - abound across Europe.
29 June 2015
‘Better regulation’ may be a clever political ploy, but is it good for Europe?
How might the controversy surrounding digital taxi service Uber impact on regulation of lawyers?
15 June 2015
A system that focuses almost exclusively on the point of professional entry is skewed.
There is hardly a queue to pay compensation fund costs. This thorny issue has to be resolved at some point.
18 May 2015
It seems reasonable to expect bankers to meet the same regulatory standard as solicitors.
4 May 2015
LSB says there are strict tests to prevent a ‘race to the bottom’.
What has the body responsible for enforcing UK competition law achieved in the year since it was established?
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