Watchdog voices ‘grave concern’ on interference by officials
Newly released correspondence between the Legal Services Regulatory Authority and the Department of Justice shows tensions arose over the regulator’s perceived failure to deliver 'early and visible' legal reforms
The new legal services watchdog wrote to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan late last year expressing “grave concern” that departmental interference was eroding the regulator’s independence.
Newly released correspondence between the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (LSRA) and the department shows tensions arose over the regulator’s perceived failure to deliver “early and visible” legal reforms.
While the LSRA opened for business in October 2016, following a legislative shake-up of the legal system, the regulator...
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