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LSB approves new Training & CPD Rules

The CLSB was today please to receive LSB approval of its revised Trainee Costs Lawyer Training Rules and Costs Lawyer CPD Rules. The new rules, effective 29 June 2017, can be located under the Costs Lawyer Handbook section of the CLSB website.
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Response to CMA report

On 15 December 2016, the Competitions & Markets Authority published a 518 page market study report on legal services under which it set out transparency expectations on the supply of legal services to individuals and small businesses. Attached is the CLSB response issued today.
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Consultation on revised Training & CPD Rules

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 p
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Client survey 31 October 2016

The CLSB has today issued a client survey to all Costs Lawyers with a request they issue the same to their clients going forward. The survey asks clients to complete the satisfaction survey once their instruction has been completed. The survey forms part of the CLSBs on-going supervis
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Client care letter research

During 2016, the CLSB and six other legal regulators jointly funded research into what a client expects from a client care letter. As a result of the outcome, the CLSB will be revising its guidance note to Costs Lawyers.
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Costs Lawyer practising certificate fee 2017

The LSB has today approved the fee for a 2017 Costs Lawyer practising certificate in the sum of £250.00. Through continued sound financial management the CLSB has been able to keep the fee the same for the sixth consecutive year. The ACL, the professions representative body will invoi
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Consultation on Costs Lawyer practising certificate fee 2017

CLSB today issued a consultation paper to all Costs Lawyers and the ACL under which it proposes the fee for a 2017 Costs Lawyer Practising Certificate remains at £250.00 for the sixth consecutive year. The closing date for responses is midnight on Friday 9 September 2016.
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Costs lawyer practising certificate fee 2016

The LSB has today approved the fee for a 2016 Costs Lawyer practising certificate in the sum of £250.00. Through continued stable and sound financial management the CLSB has been able to keep the fee the same for the fifth consecutive year. The ACL will be invoicing separately for its
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CLSB consultation on 2016 practising certificate fee

CLSB today issued a consultation paper to all Costs Lawyers and the ACL under which it proposes the fee for a 2016 Costs Lawyer Practising Certificate remains at £250.00 for the fifth consecutive year. The closing date for responses is midnight on Friday 11 September 2015.
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