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Public Consultation – New Profession of Conveyancer

2021-11-19T11:16:29+00:00November 19th, 2021|

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority invites interested parties to make written submissions ahead of its report for the Minister for Justice in relation to the creation of a new profession of conveyancer in Ireland. This invitation for written submissions is among a number of phased consultation processes which the Authority intends to conduct in preparing its [...]

LSRA undertakes first detailed survey of trainee and early career legal professionals and law undergraduates

2021-10-27T10:22:02+00:00October 27th, 2021|

  LSRA research examines how to remove barriers to entering legal profession and to increase diversity LSRA to report to Minister for Justice with recommendations Survey follows LSRA’s proposals on training and education reform The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) is undertaking a comprehensive survey of trainee and early career solicitors and barristers, as well as [...]

LSRA Complaints Service – Covid-19 Update

2021-11-19T11:19:02+00:00October 14th, 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 Due to the necessary Covid-19 workplace safety restrictions, some of our complaints staff continue to work remotely and are handling a large volume of phone calls.  [...]

Survey on barriers and diversity in the legal professions

2021-10-21T16:39:23+00:00October 13th, 2021|

The LSRA, along with independent research company Behaviour & Attitudes (B&A), is conducting an online anonymised survey of  law undergraduates and trainee and early career practising solicitors and barristers. The survey fieldwork will take place in October 2021. It will inform research and a report to the Minister for Justice on economic and other barriers faced [...]

LSRA report shows 673 complaints received and 646 complaints closed in five month period

2021-10-04T13:26:36+00:00October 4th, 2021|

LSRA report shows 673 complaints received and 646 complaints closed in five month period Regulator encourages legal practitioners to engage positively in complaints  process to help resolve complaints early on Regulator cautions consumers and legal practitioners on risks of cybercrime Press release: 4 October 2021 The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) today publishes its second complaints [...]