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Encouraging a diverse workforce: LSB decision document on changes to statutory guidance for regulators issued under Section 162 of the Legal Services Act 2007

17 th February 2017

Legal Services Board statutory guidance for regulators on diversity is set out in Annex B of its decision document on changes to the guidance issued under the Legal Services Act 2007 s.162. The changes place a focus on improved outcomes, ensuring all regulators take their work in this area beyond data collection. The guidance allows regulators freedom to deliver their own, targeted approaches to improve diversity, whilst also making sure that much needed progress will be made across the sector.

Legal Services Board


Subject: Legal Profession

Keywords: Diversity; Legal profession; Regulatory bodies

Legislation referred: Legal Services Act 2007 (c.29) s.162