The future of legal services in England and Wales – regulation, consumer protection and responding to innovation

Morning, Tuesday, 25th February 2020

Cavendish Conference Auditorium 22 Duchess Mews, Marylebone, London, W1G


This conference focuses on the future regulation of legal services in England and Wales.

It will be an opportunity to discuss the recently published interim report of the Independent Review of Legal Services Regulation and look ahead to the final report with the seminar coming ahead of its expected publication.

Areas for discussion include:

  • The future regulatory framework and role of individual regulators;
  • Protecting consumers and improving their experience and engagement with legal services;
  • Challenges for the sector in adopting legal technology, and issues that its use raises for regulation; and
  • The entry into the legal market of professional services firms, competition, and the future of reserved activities.

The Review’s lead, Professor Stephen Mayson, is a keynote speaker at the seminar, along with Chris Jenkins, Economics Director, Competition and Markets Authority.  The chairs are the former Lord Chancellor, Rt Hon the Lord Falconer of Thoroton and Lord Gold.

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