Helping the public

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Helping Legal Professionals

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Helping CMCs

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  • Guidance: our approach to determining complaints

    29 January 2019 Our new guidance on our approach to determining complaints provides an overview of the key factors we take into account in our investigation process.

  • Legal Ombudsman proposes technical changes to Scheme Rules

    2 January, 2019 Today, the Legal Ombudsman is publishing minor technical changes to its Scheme Rules for a period of representations, in compliance with Section 205 of the Legal Services Act 2007. These changes are not substantive....

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