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Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Fraud: Solicitors (18 May 2020)

Alex Chalk: the responsibility of the Legal Services Board (LSB), as oversight regulator, to ensure that the approved regulators are complying with the regulatory objectives set out in the 2007 Act. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates the conduct of solicitors and those who breach the conduct rules can be struck off or prosecuted before the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT)....

Written Answers — Justice: Solicitors: Complaints (25 Feb 2013)

Helen Grant: The SRA has informed me that it does not hold specific data on the number of complaints held against solicitors as it receives information about solicitors from a range of sources. This includes complaints, media reports, monitoring firms and other external intelligence. However, the SRA has provided details of the investigations it has held in 2012. In 2012, the SRA investigated and closed a...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (14 Jan 2016)

Roger Godsiff: To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment the Government has made of whether the TTIP trade deal will make the UK more vulnerable to lawsuits; if the Government will insist that TTIP does not contain provisions which would allow similar lawsuits to be brought in the UK; and if the Government will reconsider its support for TTIP in response to that lawsuit.

Written Answers — Transport, Local Government and the Regions: Railtrack (11 Dec 2001)

John Redwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many contracts for (a) lawyers, (b) accountants, and (c) consultants have been (i) let and (ii) advertised since 5 October on matters related to (A) Railtrack and (B) railway policy by (1) his Department, (2) the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA) and (3) Railtrack in Administration.

Written Answers — Department for International Development: Palestinians: EU Aid (23 Feb 2017)

Rory Stewart: The PEGASE scheme is audited by two firms. Ernst & Young are providing the ex-ante audits. The firm is authorised and regulated by the UK Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). Mazars, Paris (with their local partner El Wafa) are conducting ex-post audits. Mazars are regulated by Ordre des Experts Comptables – Région Paris Ile de France.

Written Answers — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: St. Helena (23 Nov 2005)

Douglas Alexander: There are no lawyers in private practice in St. Helena, however, the Public Solicitor is required to provide independent legal advice to members of the public. Such advice is provided either free of charge, or subject to contribution under the St. Helena Legal Aid and Advice Ordinance. The Public Solicitor is funded by the Department for International Development. In addition, local...

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: Legal Profession: Criminal Proceedings (11 Jul 2018)

Lucy Frazer: As the legal profession in England and Wales is independent of Government, responsibility for the training and entrance to the legal profession rests with the regulatory bodies, such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB). The SRA is currently working on introducing a new Solicitors Qualifying Exam, which it hopes will lower costs and open up a variety...

Written Answers — Defence: Departmental Legal Costs (27 Jul 2010)

Andrew Robathan: ...exercise, that our expenditure on legal services was in the region of £40 million in 2009-10. This figure includes the cost of the in-house legal team, and services provided by the Treasury Solicitor, Counsel, Parliamentary Counsel, private law firms and other legal consultants. The figure excludes the cost of non-Government Legal Service lawyers, such as the legal advisers to the three...

Written Answers — Lord Chancellor: Legal Aid (27 Feb 2002)

Rosie Winterton: The Legal Services Commission (LSC) reviews trends in recruitment and the retention of publicly funded lawyers on a continuing basis to ensure that there are sufficient numbers of competent lawyers to do all categories of publicly supported legal work throughout England and Wales. The LSC reports regularly to the LCD and the evidence is that there is currently a sufficient number of lawyers...

Written Answers — Advocate-General: Office of the Solicitor to the Advocate-General (25 Jan 2002)

Dr Lynda Clark: In the years 1999–2000 the complement of the Office of the Solicitor to the Advocate-General was 14 lawyers. In 2001 this increased to 16 lawyers. In each year one lawyer was an advocate and the rest solicitors.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Official Solicitor: Correspondence Language Policy ( 3 Jun 2003)

Lord Irvine of Lairg: Each case is considered by the Official Solicitor individually, but in general the Official Solicitor will write in the first language of the recipient of correspondence. However, in order to contain translation costs (whether payable from public or private funds) the Official Solicitor may respond in English where it appears the authority or lawyer concerned is fluent in English or has ready...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: NHS: Negligence (30 Jan 2018)

Steve Barclay: NHS Resolution is responsible for managing clinical negligence claims against the National Health Service and it contracts with a panel of legal firms. NHS Resolution has supplied the following information on the rates paid under the panel contract. Rates for instruction received before May 2017 Inner London hourly rate Outer London hourly rate Provincial hourly rate Nominated...

Written Answers — Transport: Railways (Bonds Financing) (30 Oct 2002)

Mr David Jamieson: ...on rail finances, some of which touch on matters relating to bond financing. The Department would generally expect to seek advice as necessary on such issues from the Strategic Rail Authority (SRA). The SRA is itself now considering a number of options for the future financing of the rail industry. However, no firm proposals involving such options have been put to the Department or the...

Written Answers — Justice: Mediation (23 Jul 2007)

Maria Eagle: None. Under the Law Society's Family Law Protocol, family solicitors are required to advise clients on the benefits of mediation where it is appropriate for the client. Legally aided clients are required to consider mediation before proceedings are issued. There are no specific contract sanctions available at present. The discussions that the solicitor has with the client on the potential use...

Written Answers — Justice: Legal Aid (10 Sep 2007)

Bridget Prentice: The following table shows the gross amounts paid to the solicitor firm Arani and Co during each of the last five financial years for legal aid, as recorded centrally. Financial year Legal aid (£) 2002-03 225,000 2003-04 390,000 2004-05 295,000 2005-06 664,000 2006-07 770,000 The figures in the table are gross figures. They are inclusive of VAT at 17.5 per cent. and...

Written Answers — Justice: Compensation: Industrial Diseases ( 5 Feb 2008)

Bridget Prentice: ...schemes get the level of service and compensation they deserve. The Government therefore takes a close interest in this issue. The legal profession is independent and as such complaints about solicitors are a matter for the Law Society rather than Government. However the Government seeks regular updates from the Law Society and the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) to ensure that...

Written Answers — Transport: Private Sector Fund Recipients (24 May 2006)

Gillian Merron: ...Alfred Mcalpine Capital Projects Ltd. HA Birse Civils Ltd. HA Connect M1-A1 Ltd. HA 2004-05 Amey Mouchel Joint Venture HA IBM United Kingdom Ltd. DVLA Network Rail SRA Edmund Nuttall Ltd. HA Birse Civils Ltd. HA Atkins Ltd. HA Raynesway Const. Sthrn. Ltd. HA Carillion Highway Maintenance Ltd. HA Post Office Ltd. DVLA Balfour...

Written Answers — Home Department: Departmental Legal Advisers (20 Oct 2006)

Tony McNulty: Home Office Legal Adviser's Branch advises the Home Office on legal issues arising in all aspects of its work. The Branch consists of some 50 lawyers organised into teams of varying sizes, each specialising in different areas of law and policy. In the course of their career in the Home Office, lawyers will usually work in several teams and gain experience in areas of law relevant to the Home...

Written Answers — Home Department: Parents (Learning Difficulties) (28 Nov 2005)

Bridget Prentice: ...involved before the case comes before the court. The particular needs of the parent(s) will be highlighted in the application. Depending upon the circumstances of individual cases, the Official Solicitor may be involved or a lawyer with suitable experience. In private law proceedings, such as child contact cases, parties can seek a lawyer with suitable experience or the Official Solicitor...

Written Answers — Justice: Family Courts ( 7 Jun 2007)

Bridget Prentice: The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) operates accreditation schemes for solicitors practising in family law and specifically for solicitors acting for children (and adults) in public law care proceedings. There are currently around 3,000 solicitors on the family law scheme and around 2,000 solicitors on the child law scheme. Accreditation is not a requirement for practice in family or...

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