Posts Tagged ‘Legal Services Board’

Car Crash….In a Taxi Cab…..

Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at 11:23

(thanks to DYFL) The cab rank rule seems like a long-drawn out car crash at times. The Law Society Gazette reported today that the Legal Services Board is to investigate whether the Bar Council interfered in the Bar Standards Board’s application to vary the cab rank rule. The LSB’s letter to the Bar Council is […]






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Criminal Bar Association Likes Taxis…..

Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 17:01

Continuing the cab rank rule compendium, the Criminal Bar Association chairman, Michael Turner QC,* posted some comments today on our report. I’m sure there is merit in them somewhere. But the response is rather emotional. In a recent report HERE the LSB conclude the following on the Cab Rank Rule “We can see no justification for the […]






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Cab Rank Rule Redux….

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 17:19

Since the Legal Services Board published our report on the Cab Rank Rule on 22 January we’ve had many comments coming in on the discussion boards. They are not all negative, though many are. I wanted to give some of the flavour of what is coming our way. We expected it of course. The first […]






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Evaluating Change in the Legal Services Market

Friday, November 16th, 2012 at 12:06

(Do they look very different from the standard pictures of law firm partners?) The Legal Services Board has published two new and related papers, which everyone interested in legal services should read. The first is “Market Impacts of the Legal Services Act 2007–Baseline Report 2012“. It looks at the entire market from the perspectives of […]






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Why Do We Need the Legal Services Board?

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 at 22:04

Public bodies such as the Legal Services Board have to undergo triennial reviews to see if they should continue and if so in what form. 2012 is the LSB’s turn. The Ministry of Justice is the reviewer and has held some seminars to canvass views among those interested. I am interested so I have just […]






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