Reforms to the Legal Services Market

Reforms to the Legal Services Market

The Legal Services Act 2007 introduced sweeping changes to the regulation of the legal services market. The principal objectives of the Act were stated to be the liberalisation and better regulation of the legal services market, the encouragement of greater competition, and the provision of a new process for handling consumer complaints... | LBLBulletin Read more

Social Secretary Maria Rafiei writes

Social Secretary Maria Rafiei writes

The start of 2018 heralded a new CJLD committee determined to build on the success of last year’s excellent team. It has been a busy start to the year. In January we ran a successful first event, planned a packed social calendar and started reaching out to the student community. Read on for details of what we have planned!... | LBLBulletin Read more

Apprenticeships in the legal sector

Apprenticeships in the legal sector

Apprenticeships work! That is the theme of this year’s National Apprenticeship Week which is designed to celebrate apprenticeships and their positive impact on individuals, businesses and the wider economy. Although the take-up in the legal sector has been cautious, the Law Society has observed a steady increase in the number of firms offering apprenticeships... | LBLBulletin Read more