The Legal Services Board (LSB), the overarching legal regulator, has an agenda to sever any connection between regulators and representative bodies, with particular reference to the Law Society, writes Ian Muirhead.
Until the Legal Services Act was about to become a reality, the Law Society fulfilled both functions, but it succumbed to government pressure and hived off its regulatory arm into the Solicitors Regulation...
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