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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 [...]

LSRA issues Professional Indemnity Insurance regulations for barristers

2020-07-27T20:09:12+00:00November 19th, 2019|

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority has issued regulations regarding the professional indemnity insurance required by practising barristers. The Legal Services Regulation Act 2015 (Professional Indemnity Insurance) Regulations 2019 set minimum terms and conditions for professional indemnity insurance that all practising barristers must comply with. There are exceptions within the regulations for practising barristers who provide legal [...]

LSRA takes over complaints about legal practitioners

2020-07-27T20:09:13+00:00October 7th, 2019|

The LSRA today takes over the receipt and investigation of complaints about solicitors and barristers. This follows the signing  by the Minister for Justice and Equality of the commencement order to introduce the new complaints mechanism under Part 6 of the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015. The Complaints and Resolutions Unit of the LSRA has a [...]