CLSB

Complaints made to CLSB (Conduct)

  • 2019

    2019 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    Complaint received (in brief) Outcome (in brief)
    Costs Lawyer (anonymised) failed to comply with the following:
    • CPD Rule 1.6: A Costs Lawyer is required to co-operate fully with the CLSB in the annual CPD audit process undertaken by the CLSB.
    • Principle 5.1 of Costs Lawyer Code of Conduct: You must be open, honest and co-operate in your dealings with the CLSB, ACL, other regulators and the Legal Ombudsman responding to any requests promptly and fully within 14 calendar days.
    Disciplinary outcome:
    • Minor Disciplinary Finding, with fixed costs in the sum of £250 payable to the CLSB.
    • Warning Letter issued.
      In addition to the disciplinary outcome:
    • 2019 Costs Lawyer practising certificate revoked with effect from 19 August 2019 and entry on the Costs Lawyer register suspended due to failure to meet the criteria in the Practising Rules for holding a practising certificate.
     
     
  • 2018

    2018 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    The two disciplinary outcomes in 2018 has been removed from publication on the CLSB website in accordance with CLSB policy on the publication of a disciplinary outcome.
  • 2017

    2017 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    Complaint received (in brief) Outcome (in brief)
    None N/A
  • 2016

    2016 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    Complaint received (in brief) Outcome (in brief)
    None N/A
  • 2015

    2015 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    Complaint received (in brief) Outcome (in brief)
    None N/A
  • 2014

    2014 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    The one disciplinary outcome in 2014 has been removed from publication on the CLSB website in accordance with CLSB policy on the publication of a disciplinary outcome.
  • 2013

    2013 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    Complaint received (in brief) Outcome (in brief)
    None N/A
  • 2012

    2012 Professional conduct complaints received & actioned by the Costs Lawyer Standards Board (CLSB)
    The two disciplinary outcomes in 2012 have been removed from publication on the CLSB website in accordance with CLSB policy on the publication of a disciplinary outcome.