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LSRA report highlights 33% increase in complaints about legal practitioners

2021-04-23T09:20:25+00:00April 7th, 2021|

Regulator highlights concerns about online advertising by solicitors The LSRA today publishes its first complaints report for 2021 which shows it received 805 complaints in a six month period, a 33% increase on the previous reporting period. The report, Independent Complaints Handling, provides details of the number and nature of complaints received and investigated during the [...]

LSRA Research Updates and Consultations 2021

2021-05-14T15:31:31+00:00March 22nd, 2021|

The LSRA is currently undertaking two significant pieces of research at the request of the Minister for Justice. Research on Barriers for Solicitors and Barristers and Increasing Diversity The Minister for Justice has asked the Authority to consider the economic and other barriers faced by young barristers and solicitors and to make recommendations. The Minister has [...]

Complaints Service – Covid Update

2021-04-13T12:27:52+00:00February 1st, 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, our complaints staff are working remotely and are handling a large volume of phone calls.  As a result, [...]

Vacancy – Communications and Research

2021-01-22T15:29:19+00:00January 22nd, 2021|

The LSRA is recruiting a Higher Executive Officer in the Communications, Research and Innovation Department. Full details are available on our Careers page. Completed application forms must be returned by email by 1pm on Friday 12 February 2021. ENDS 22 January 2021    

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 [...]