11 December 2017

BSB responses to external consultations

The Bar Standards Board is consulted regularly by government and other organisations on matters affecting or having the potential to affect the regulation of barristers. Responses made by the Bar Standards Board to such consultations can be found here.

Guidance consultation GC17/7 - Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision: sourcebook for professional body supervisors

October 2017

Regulatory Performance Assessment - consultation response 

September 2017

Consultation on the impact and drafting of regulations intended to improve oversight of the anti-money laundering supervisory regime

August 2017

Call for Further Information - Oversight of the Anti-money laundering supervisory regime

April 2017

BSB Consultation Response Transposition of the 4th Money Laundering Directive

April 2017

BSB response to the LSB Business Plan 2017/18 consultation

February 2017

Consultation on Transposition of the 4th Money Laundering Directive

November 2016

BSB response to HMRC consultation on tax avoidance

October 2016

BSB response to Ministry of Justice consultation: Legal services: removing barriers to competition

Aug 2016

BSB response to SRA's consultation - Removing barriers to switching regulators

July 2016

Call for information: Anti-Money Laundering Supervisory Regime

June 2016

Consultation Response - Reforming the courts approach to McKenzie Friends 

June 2016

BSB response to Legal Services Board consultation about First tier complaints handling

LSB consultation paper

Apr 2016

BSB response to Legal Services Board consultation about practising fees

Apr 2016

BSB response to the Bar Council response to the draft BSB Strategic Plan consultation

Mar 2016

BSB response to the Ministry of Justice Consultation: Preserving and enhancing the quality of criminal advocacy

Nov 2015

BSB response to the Legal Ombudsman consultation on proposed Alternative Dispute Resolution scheme rules

Nov 2015

BSB response to Legal Services Board consultation on Statement of Policy: Section 15(4) of the Legal Services Act 2007

Nov 2015

BSB response to consultation on the Legal Services Board's draft strategic plan 2015-18 and Business Plan 2015/16

Feb 2015

BSB response to the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner's consultation on their code of standards

Feb 2015

BSB response to the Legal Services Board's consultation on appointment and reappointments to regulatory boards 

Apr 2014

Bar Standards Board Response to the Legal Services Board's consultation on its draft Business Plan 2014-15

Jan 2014

Bar Standards Board Response to the Legal Services Board's consultation on increasing flexibility in legal education and training

Nov 2013

Bar Standards Board Response to the Legal Services Board's consultation "Chairs of Regulatory Boards"

Nov 2013

BSB response to the Jeffrey Review

Nov 2013

BSB submission to Ministry of Justice Legal Services Review Call for Evidence

Sep 2013

Annex 1 to BSB Submission to Ministry of Justice - Call for evidence - Legal Services Review

Sep 2013

Response to the Ministry of Justice consultation on Transforming Legal Aid

Jun 2013

Response to the Legal Services Board Business Plan 2013-14

Mar 2013

Response to Legal Ombudsman Consultation: Strategy 2013 -2016, Business Plan 2013-14

Feb 2013

Response to the SRA's consultation on co-operation agreements

Jan 2013

Response to the OISC's consultation to amend the OISC's code of standards and complaint scheme

Sep 2012

Response to IPS consultation on its approach to risk based regulation

Aug 2012

Response to LSB's consultation on the regulation of special bodies / non-commercial bodies

Jul 2012

Response to the LETR Discussion Paper on Equality, Diversity & Social Mobility Issues affecting education & training in the legal services sector

Jul 2012

Response to LeO's review of the scheme rules and case fee structure

Jun 2012

Response to the LSB's consultation paper on Approaches to Quality

May 2012

Response to the LSB's Discussion Paper on the Regulation of Immigration Advice and Services

May 2012

BSB response to MoJ Triennial Review of  the Office for Legal Complaints and the Legal Services Board

Mar 2012

BSB response to LSB Equality Report for 2010/11 and consultation on Equality Duty Objectives for 2012/13

Mar 2012

BSB response to LeO's consultation on a modern Ombudsman scheme: the Legal Ombudsman's Strategy (2012-2015) and Business Plan (2012-2013)

Jan 2012

Past consultation responses