The Legal Services Bill was published on 24 November 2005. A new Legal Services Board will act as a single, independent and publicly accountable regulator with power to enforce high standards in the legal sector. The Bill also introduces:
The Legal Services Bill follows the publication of a draft Legal Services Bill in May 2006 and the White Paper, The Future of Legal Services - Putting Consumers First in October 2005. For the full news story see January  Fam Law.