Legal Services Regulatory Authority – Report under Section 118

Initial Public Consultation prior to Report of the Legal Services Regulatory Authority (“the Authority”) to the Minister for Justice and Equality (“the Minister”) into the Regulation, Monitoring and Operation of Legal Partnerships.

This public consultation on legal partnerships (under Section 118 of the Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015) is now closed. The Authority presented a report on Legal Partnerships to the Tánaiste on 31 March, 2017.

This report was laid before the Oireachtas by Tánaiste and Minister for Justice & Equality, Ms Frances Fitzgerald TD on 28 April, 2017 and can be found in the Reports section of the website.

A further Interim Report on the subject of Legal Partnerships was submitted to the Minister for Justice & Equality on 31 July, 2017. This report is also in the Reports section.

Submissions received under the Public Consultation can be found in the Submissions section of the website.

The LSRA is working with a view to introducing the Framework for Legal Partnerships in the near future.

November, 2019