Legal watchdog details plan to step up professional training

By Marialuisa Taddia (July 28, 2022, 7:17 p.m. BST) – The Legal Services Board set new expectations on Thursday to ensure lawyers keep their skills up to date in order to increase public confidence in the industry, six years after the removal of a key oversight body a more formal requirement for lawyers to pursue their continuous development.

The LSB, the legal services regulator for England and Wales, set its policy on continuing professional legal education after consumer research found that 95% of respondents said that lawyers should demonstrate their competence throughout their careers.

Nearly nine in 10 people think legal services regulators should do more to reduce the risk of…

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