June 2019

New CLSB CEO

2020-02-21T11:09:09+00:00June 10th, 2019|

In November 2018, Lynn Plumbley indicated she no longer wished to continue as full-time CEO, a role she has been undertaking for nearly nine years. The CLSB board agreed to split the role into being two part-time roles, a CEO and Head of Operations (HoO). By doing so, this [...]

May 2019

CLSB responds to MoJ proposals on fixed recoverable costs

2020-02-21T11:10:37+00:00May 25th, 2019|

On 28 March 2019, the MoJ launched a consultation on extending fixed recoverable costs (FRC) in civil cases worth up to £100,000. The proposed extension follows Sir Rupert Jackson’s 2017 report, in which he argued that controlling litigation costs is “a vital part of promoting access to justice”. The [...]

February 2019

Users of the CLSB continue to be satisfied with CLSB performance

2020-02-21T11:11:13+00:00February 22nd, 2019|

The CLSB today reported that the profession continues to be satisfied with the performance of the CLSB. Responses to the question “do you agree the CLSB to be an effective regulator of the Costs Lawyer profession” identified: Performance year 2017: 96.73% replied yes, the CLSB was an effective regulator.Performance year [...]