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LSRA confirms appointment and reappointment of Authority members

2021-02-10T10:44:55+00:00November 12th, 2020|

The Legal Services Regulatory Authority is pleased to confirm that parliamentary approval has been given for the reappointment of four serving Authority members and the appointment of one new member. The Authority is an independent statutory body, established in October 2016 and responsible for the regulation of legal services provided by solicitors and barristers. The Authority [...]

LSRA addresses Oireachtas Committee hearing on legal costs

2020-07-27T20:09:12+00:00December 18th, 2019|

The Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality heard today from the LSRA in relation to the issue of legal costs. In an opening statement and submission to the Committee, the LSRA's chief executive officer Dr Brian Doherty outlined the work of the Authority with a particular focus on its statutory remit in relation to legal [...]

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 [...]