Who is the Lord Chancellor? Earlier this week the appointment of David Liddington as the new Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice was announced. Liddington becomes the fourth non-lawyer to become Lord Chancellor in recent years after Chris Grayling, Michael Gove, and Elizabeth Truss. So who is David Liddington? He was elected as…

The Legal Services Board have this morning released a press release following the Competition and Markets Authority study into legal services. The Society of Will Writers as a trade body was heavily involved in the study, with SWW’s Director General Brian McMillan attending a number of meetings to help provide a balanced view into the…

The Legal Services Board (LSB) publishes today the findings of its unregulated providers research project which significantly advances understanding of unregulated provision of legal services. The LSB’s 2016 individual legal needs survey indicated that the size of the unregulated sector is smaller than originally thought. This new research suggests consumers are using unregulated providers for a number of…