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The number of practising solicitors declined last year while the number of practising barristers increased, according to the latest report from the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA). There were a total of 11,413 solicitors with practising certificates on 31 December 2021, a decrease of 441

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The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has today published its Annual Report 2021, providing an overview of its performance and output for the year. 2021 was the second full year that the LSRA operated as the independent complaints handling body for complaints about solicitors and barristers

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Hundreds of solicitors who allegedly failed to discharge an undertaking have been identified by an Irish bank and could be investigated for misconduct. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) said it was recently contacted by a bank who said that "following a recent review they have identifie

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In its first year of service, 123 members signed up to the Bar of Ireland's practice support and fee recovery service for assistance in recovering overdue fee notes. The service was launched in July 2020 and provides much-needed support to members in relation to fee recovery and cashflow management.

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Lawyers have been urged to review their online, print and other advertising to ensure it is fully compliant with regulations brought in last year. Three lawyers have been contacted by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA), which assumed responsibility for regulating advertising in December,

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Conveyancers could become a regulated profession in their own right under government plans to drive down legal costs. Justice Minister Helen McEntee today ordered the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) to draw up a report on the creation of a new profession of "conveyancer".

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Justice Minister Helen McEntee has encouraged women lawyers to apply to be granted the title of senior counsel this year. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) last month announced the opening of applications for the second round of the patents of precedence process.

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New regulations governing advertising by legal practitioners have been published by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA). The regulator has now assumed responsibility for regulating advertising by both solicitors and barristers. Advertising by solicitors was previously regulated by the Law

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Solicitors and barristers have been invited to apply to be granted the title of senior counsel next year. The Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) has announced the opening of applications for the second round of the patents of precedence process.

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