3rd December - Law News

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FOCUS OF THE DAY: The Solicitors Regulation Authority welcome government proposals to make legal services regulators fully separate from representative bodies. SRA chair Enid Rowlands (pictured) told a board meeting in London that modern regulators should be ‘independent and fully accountable’ to the public. Chancellor George Osborne and business secretary Sajid Javid revealed plans earlier this week to consult on the change by spring 2016. In effect the plans would re-draft the Legal Services Act, which created legal services regulators that retained links to representative bodies. Full story - The Law Society Gazette

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