Regulation

RTA small claims portal website goes live

The Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) has unveiled the online portal for small injury personal injury claims ahead of the service’s launch on 6 April 2020.

SRA launches consultation on changes to Compensation Fund

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposals to change the Compensation Fund.

5AMLD: firms must take 'immediate' action, but guidance delayed

Law firms have been ordered by the regulator to review their anti-money laundering processes and take immediate action if necessary. 

Kent firm shut by SRA on Christmas Eve

Kent-based County Solicitors has been forced to shut its doors after an intervention by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on Christmas Eve.

LSB pledges step-change in sector engagement

Legal Service Board (LSB) chair Helen Phillips has pledged that the oversight body will take a closer interest in monitoring policymaking by legal regulators over the coming year.

Freelancing: a new era?

Despite some high-profile naysaying early on, the introduction of freelance solicitors may yet re-shape the legal landscape

Digital badge: SRA and thousands of firms 'in breach' of law

A formal complaint about the solicitors’ regulator has been sent to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) following its demand that all firms display the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) digital badge on their websites.