The CLSB has today issued a consultation paper on proposed changes to current Training & CPD Rules. The consultation was set out under three parts and poses six questions.
Part 1: Revised Training & CPD Rules in relation to Trainee Costs Lawyers
Part 2: Changes to continuing professional development (CPD) for Costs Lawyers
Part 3: New route to qualification as a Costs Lawyer
The CLSB has identified a need to update the current rules in certain areas to reflect current practice. These changes have been addressed under parts 1 and 2 of this consultation. A proposed new route to qualification for those Solicitors, Barristers, C.ILEX and Law Costs Draftsmen with 10 or more years of experience in costs law and practice has been addressed under part 3 of this consultation.
The period of consultation period closes at midnight on Friday 21 April 2017.