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Competition Authority wanted Law Society functions separated

The Competition Authority, in its report on the legal profession last December, recommended that, while the Law Society should continue to have a role in the day-to-day regulation of the solicitors’ profession, it should separate its representative a

27th October, 2007

The Competition Authority, in its report on the legal profession last December, recommended that, while the Law Society should continue to have a role in the day-to-day regulation of the solicitors’ profession, it should separate its representative and regulatory functions ‘‘to address adequately the risk associated with self-regulation’’.

Issues surrounding regulation of the profession are now back in the spotlight following the Lynn and Byrne cases.

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