Cat Farrow, Head of Stakeholder Engagement at CILEx Regulation, shares her thoughts from the recent Westminster Legal Policy Forum on next steps for improving equality, diversity and inclusion in the legal sector.
As CILEx Regulation launches its 2019 collection of diversity data in early July, Sue Chandler looks at why diversity matters in the legal sector.
Melanie Wilkins, Associate at Lester Aldridge, specialises in estate administration, drafting wills, trusts and powers of attorney. Melanie also assists charities with legacy-related matters. She explains to Regulation Matters how she became an authorised Chartered Legal Executive and Probate Practitioner using CILEx Regulation's joint application.
Earlier this year, CILEx Regulation introduced new rules which place an emphasis on clear online price information that can support consumers when they choose their legal service provider. The Legal Ombudsman is an advocate for clear price information upfront but, given that 13 percent of complaints made by consumers are about costs, we want to ensure clear costs information is available throughout a transaction.
Buying a home is often the largest purchase you will make in your lifetime. It is important you have the right information, at the right time, to ensure you make informed decisions.