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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) [...]

Alert: Fake emails claiming to be from the UK’s SRA

2020-11-19T17:15:36+00:00November 19th, 2020|

The LSRA is aware of a scam email in circulation in Ireland purporting to be from the UK’s Solicitor Regulation Authority (SRA). The email has been sent from an account pretending to be from the SRA. It asks respondents to fill out a compliance questionnaire or click on an external link. According to the SRA, the [...]

LSRA publishes reports on legal practitioners education and training and unification

2020-11-19T09:54:07+00:00November 19th, 2020|

The LSRA today publishes two separate reports with recommendations to the Minister for Justice, in fulfilment of its statutory mandate to ensure the maintenance and improvement of standards in the provision of legal services by legal practitioners. Both reports have been submitted to the Minister, as required under section 34 of the Legal Services Regulation Act [...]