In the Media

2011 was a transformational year for regulation

PUBLISHED January 11, 2012

In my column a year ago, I described the year ahead as pivotal for legal services. In the last 12 months we have introduced a radically new way of regulating legal services, including publication of a new Handbook. We prepared intensively for the licensing of alternative business structures (ABSs). And at the same time we began a major programme of transformation of the SRA to become a more responsive and cost-effective regulator of legal services.

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