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We are disappointed that the SDT will apply to adopt the civil standard of proof when it hears cases brought by the regulator.
It is in the public interest that the Legal Services Board demands and scrutinises evidence before approving major rule changes.
The Legal Ombudsman has made progress with its modernisation programme and should now strengthen measures to earn the trust and confidence of the public.
The Law Society has warned that the slackening of rules governing legal services unveiled by the LSB today will put consumers at risk.
The Law Society has published recommendations for pay gap reporting in the legal sector to help firms develop comprehensive equality action plans.
The Law Society has reminded the profession that new SRA rules mean firms must publish a range of price and service information by 6 December.
The Law Society has said that the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal should retain the criminal standard of proof in response to a SDT consultation.
Greater clarity on the process for reporting misconduct that is appropriate for law firms of all sizes is essential to ensuring that serious cases are dealt with quickly, the Law Society of England and Wales has said.
Law firms face a tight turnaround to publish price and service information for consumers and small businesses, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today.
News the SRA wants to push ahead with rule changes that will create different tiers of regulation within the solicitor profession has prompted the Law Society to urge the LSB to put the best interests of the public first.
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