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LSRA Research Updates – 2021

2021-03-22T17:22:23+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 In November 2020, the Minister for Justice asked the Authority to consider the economic and other barriers faced by young barristers and solicitors and to make recommendations. The [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]