LEGAL SERVICES REGULATORY AUTHORITY - PUBLIC CONSULTATION NOTICE ON MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PRACTICES

Under the Act, “multi-disciplinary practice” means a partnership formed under the law of the State by written agreement, by two or more individuals, at least one of whom is a legal practitioner, for the purpose of providing legal services and services other than legal services.

 

The Authority submitted a report (“the Initial Report”) to the Minister on 31 March 2017 under section 119(1) of the Act in respect of the establishment, regulation, monitoring, operation and impact of multi-disciplinary practices in the State.

 

The Initial Report can be viewed in the Reports section of this website.

 

Arising from that Initial Report, the Authority sought submissions on the establishment, regulation, monitoring, operation and impact of multi-disciplinary practices in the State.

 

That public consultation was closed on 16 June 2017 and the Authority submitted a Report to the Minister for Justice & Equality on 29 September 2017.

 

The Report was laid before the Oireachtas by the Minister on 13 December 2017 and is published in our Reports Section.

Submissions received under the Public Consultation can be found in the section of the website on Submissions .

 

Legal Services Regulatory Authority

 

14 December, 2017.