CLSB

Consultation: 2014 practising certificate fee

CLSB today issued a consultation paper on the proposed 2014 Costs Lawyer Practicing Certificate fee in the sum of £250.00. CLSB was pleased to announce that through sound financial management it is proposing the fee would remain the same as it had been for 2012 and 2013. The consultat
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2012 diversity evaluation

CLSB today published the outcome of its diversity survey of those Costs Lawyers holding a current practising certificate. The survey can be accessed on this website under “documents” then “diversity evaluation.”
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CLSB campaign on costs lawyer awareness

CLSB has noted the significant number of Costs Lawyers who continue to refer to themselves verbally and on written communications as Law Costs Draftsman or Costs Draftsman. CLSB has initiated a campaign of awareness across the legal profession on the benefits of using qualified and re
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CLSB – The regulator of costs lawyers

With effect from 31 October 2011, CLSB became the regulator of Costs Lawyers under delegated authority of the Association of Costs Lawyers.
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CLSB – the regulator of costs lawyers

With effect from 31 October 2011, CLSB became the regulator of Costs Lawyers under delegated authority of the Association of Costs Lawyers.
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Costs lawyer practising certificate fee 2012

The LSB today approved the fee for a 2012 Costs Lawyer Practicing Certificate in the sum of £450.00 made up by way of £200.00 (CLSB fee for regulation), £200.00 (ACL fee for representation) and £50.00 for the LSB and Legal Ombudsman levy.
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Consultation: regulatory arrangements

The CLSB and ACL have today issued a consultation paper on four proposed new governance documents. The paper and draft documents can be accessed through this website under the “Documents” tab. The consultation period will close on Friday 8 July 2011.
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Chair appointment

The CLSB was pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Graham Aitken as Chair. Click here to read Graham’s biography
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Legal ombudsman (first tier complaint handling)

The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) service became operative on 6 October 2010. LeO has formal powers to deal with complaints against Cost Lawyers and undertakes to deal with those complaints in a fair and independent way.
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