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People complaining about their solicitors are being forced to wait for up to two years for their complaints to be opened by the Legal Ombudsman, The Times reports. Staff at the industry-funded arbitration scheme are so overwhelmed that nearly one in four are leaving every year.

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John Elliot, the Law Society of Ireland's director of regulation and registrar of solicitors, will retire this week after nearly two decades in the role. Mr Elliot, who joined the Law Society in 2004 and served as a member of its senior management team, is taking early retirement on Friday.

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The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has launched a short survey ahead of the publication of its third strategic plan later this year. The anonymous survey, which can be found on the LSRA website, invites the views of stakeholders and the public to assist in identifying strategic prioritie

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The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) received over 600 complaints in the first five months of the new independent complaints handling regime, according to a new report. The watchdog has published the first of its bi-annual reports on complaints against solicitors and barristers made in the

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Northern Ireland's inaugural Legal Services Oversight Commissioner (LSOC), whose powers have still not come into effect, has been reappointed for a second three-year term. Marian Cree was appointed to the role in April 2017, but secondary legislation to enact the LSOC's powers could not be introduce

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