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Six years after – the Legal Services Board reviews the impact of the Legal Services Act

Today, the Legal Services Board (LSB) publishedits latest in a series of ongoing reports evaluating the impacts of the Legal Services Act 2007 (LSA) on the UK legal services sector. Following in the footsteps of earlier reports looking at all the regulatory objectives this analysis focuses on the regulatory objective of “promoting competition in the provision of services in the legal sector”. In it we look at outcomes – what has changed and where – rather than specific actions taken by the regulators.