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Complaints Service – Covid Update

2021-01-04T08:54:41+00:00January 4th, 2021|

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority continues to operate under remote working arrangements until further notice, in line with the latest Government restrictions to suppress the transmission of Covid-19. Complaints Handling We are still receiving and investigating complaints about solicitors and barristers. We have adjusted our service due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Our telephone service is operating [...]

Notice to barristers-Check the Roll

2020-12-23T15:29:08+00:00December 23rd, 2020|

If you are practising barrister, it is important that your details on the Roll of Practising Barristers maintained by the LSRA are accurate and up-to-date. It is the responsibility of each barrister to notify the LSRA immediately of any change in practising status that impacts on the accuracy of the Roll. Please check your entry on [...]

LSRA takes over regulation of advertising by legal practitioners

2020-12-18T10:17:49+00:00December 18th, 2020|

The LSRA today takes over the regulation of advertising by legal practitioners, with the introduction of new regulations. The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (Advertising) Regulations 2020 apply to print, audio and visual advertisements, including online advertising. The regulations apply to solicitors, firms of solicitors and barristers as well as limited liability partnerships (LLPs) who advertise [...]

New Advertising Regulations for solicitors and barristers

2020-12-22T13:10:41+00:00December 18th, 2020|

Advertisements by solicitors and barristers of their legal services are now regulated by the LSRA under the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (Advertising) Regulations 2020. The Advertising Regulations 2020 came into operation today, 18 December 2020. The issuing of the Advertising Regulations by the LSRA follows the commencement of section 218(1), (2) and (4) to (8) [...]