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Complaints Service – Covid Update

2021-07-07T16:29:26+00:00July 6th, 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 – Legal Advisor

2021-06-29T10:58:05+00:00June 29th, 2021|

The LSRA is seeking to recruit a Legal Advisor (Assistant Principal Officer) for the Legal Services, Levy and Registration Department. Full details are available on our Careers page. Completed application forms must be returned by email by noon on Wednesday 7 July 2021. ENDS

Patents of Precedence – Update June 2021

2021-06-16T10:10:19+00:00June 16th, 2021|

A total of 37 legal practitioners are to be permitted to use the title Senior Counsel following the Government’s approval of recommendations from the Advisory Committee on the grant of Patents of Precedence. On 15 June 2021, the Government announced that it had approved the granting of Patents of Precedence entitling a total of 25 barristers [...]

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 [...]