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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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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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