Martin Partington: Spotlight on the Justice System

Keeping the English Legal System under review

Legal Ombudsman starts work

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The new Legal Ombudsman – a post created by  Office for Legal Complaints under provisions contained in the Legal Services Act 2007 – started work on 6 October 2010. It replaces a ‘system’ in which 8 different bodies had responsibility for handling complaints about lawyers. The first holder of the office is Adam Sampson. He has a staff of around 350 who investigate complaints received by his office.

For further information see http://www.legalombudsman.org.uk/

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Written by lwtmp

October 7, 2010 at 3:01 pm

Posted in Chapter 9

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