The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) today publishes the first of its bi-annual reports on complaints against solicitors and barristers, which shows that it received 636 complaints in the first five months of the new independent complaints handling regime. Today’s report is based on complaints since 7th October 2019 when the LSRA began receiving and [...]
The Roll of Practising Barristers is a register of all barristers entitled to provide legal services in the State. Under section 134 (1) of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015, every person who has been called to the Bar of Ireland and who intends to provide legal services as a barrister must apply to the Legal [...]
The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) today publishes its 2019 Annual Report which provides an overview of its performance and outputs for the year, including its new role in handling public complaints relating to solicitors and barristers. The LSRA is the independent statutory body responsible for the regulation of legal services provision and it began receiving [...]
The Legal Services Regulatory Authority invites written submissions from members of the public and any other interested party as part of a public consultation prior to a report to the Minister for Justice and Equality in relation to unification of the solicitors’ profession and the barristers’ profession. The detailed Public Consultation Notice can be found here.
The Legal Services Regulatory Authority invites written submissions in relation to the admission policies of the legal professions, prior to preparing an annual report to the Minister for Justice and Equality as required under section 33 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015. The closing date for receipt of submissions is 3 February 2020. The detailed Consultation [...]