Scottish Government has published a consultation on the regulation of legal services and CABs are invited to participate in the focus groups outlined in the attached.
A Scottish Government consultation is currently live which is seeking views on proposals for Legal Services Regulation Reform in Scotland: https://consult.gov.scot/justice/legal-services-regulation-reform-in-scotland/.
The proposals consider what changes may be required to the statutory framework for the regulation of legal services to protect consumer interests and promote a flourishing legal sector. If members of the network have any comments on the impact of this or cases they would like to highlight as part of response please send email firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 1st December.
The Scottish Government is seeking participants, including from Bureaux, to take part in virtual focus groups (via video and phone) to share their views and discuss proposals for Legal Services Regulation Reform
The focus groups are planned to run over the period of the consultation which closes on the 24 December 2021. The views shared will feed into a consultation analysis, which will be published following the end of the consultation. If you would like to take part please email LegalServicesRegulationReform@gov.scot to register your interest.