CLSB

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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Chief executive appointment

The ACL was pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Lynn Plumbley as Chief Executive of the CLSB
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Board appointments

The CLSB was pleased to announce the immediate appointment of Richard Allen, Phil Bellamy, Marc Brooks and Mike Lockwood as Non-Executive Directors of the Board. Click here to read their biographies
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