At its meeting on 25 July 2017, the CLSB board was pleased to note the LSB had acknowledged the CLSB had “made considerable progress against its action plan. In particular, it has developed and implemented a wide range of new policies and procedures to support a more evidence and risk
The CLSB was today please to receive LSB approval of its revised Trainee Costs Lawyer Training Rules and Costs Lawyer CPD Rules. The new rules, effective 29 June 2017, can be located under the Costs Lawyer Handbook section of the CLSB website.
On 15 December 2016, the Competitions & Markets Authority published a 518 page market study report on legal services under which it set out transparency expectations on the supply of legal services to individuals and small businesses. Attached is the CLSB response issued today.
The CLSB has today issued a consultation paper on proposed changes to current Training & CPD Rules. The consultation was set out under three parts and poses six questions. Part 1: Revised Training & CPD Rules in relation to Trainee Costs Lawyers Part 2: Changes to continuing p
The CLSB has today issued a client survey to all Costs Lawyers with a request they issue the same to their clients going forward. The survey asks clients to complete the satisfaction survey once their instruction has been completed. The survey forms part of the CLSBs on-going supervis
During 2016, the CLSB and six other legal regulators jointly funded research into what a client expects from a client care letter. As a result of the outcome, the CLSB will be revising its guidance note to Costs Lawyers.
The LSB has today approved the fee for a 2017 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 sixth consecutive year. The ACL, the professions representative body will invoi
CLSB today issued a consultation paper to all Costs Lawyers and the ACL under which it proposes the fee for a 2017 Costs Lawyer Practising Certificate remains at £250.00 for the sixth consecutive year. The closing date for responses is midnight on Friday 9 September 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