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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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The profession speaks for itself

On 18 March 2015, the Legal Services Board (LSB) published the outcome of its survey of over 1,000 legal practitioners on the cost of legal regulation. Costs Lawyers provided the second highest response rate per professional population. We are pleased to advise the outcome evidences C
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Costs lawyer practising certificate fee 2015

The LSB has today approved the fee for a 2015 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 fourth consecutive year. For 2015, the ACL will be invoicing separately for its
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CLSB consultation on 2015 practising certificate fee

CLSB today issued a consultation paper to all Costs Lawyers under which it proposes the fee for a 2015 Costs Lawyer Practising Certificate remains at £250.00 for the fourth consecutive year. The closing date for responses is midnight on 12 September 2014.
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Consultation: Entity regulation & revised principle 3.6

CLSB today issued a consultation paper on its proposal to regulate entities from 2015. Under its proposal CLSB seeks to confine itself to the regulation of costs law entities with sole practitioners and in-house Costs Lawyers remaining regulated via their practising certificate. The c
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Revised insurance rule

CLSB was advised today that the LSB had approved its application to revise Practising Rule 10 on professional indemnity insurance. CLSB sought the revision following significant changes in CPR last year which increased financial risk. As a blanket increase in the minimum level of insu
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Revised code of conduct approved by LSB

CLSB was advised today that the LSB had approved its application to revise the Costs Lawyer Code of Conduct. The previous Costs Lawyer Statement of Rights has been reviewed to ensure that it is current and now appears under the Code of Conduct as Authorised Rights. The revision also n
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New chair of CLSB

CLSB is pleased to announce that Steve Winfield will join the CLSB as Chair with effect from Monday 17 March 2014. Steve has worked in the financial services industry for nearly 30 years where he gained significant experience of new financial regulatory regimes including the introduct
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