Ministry of Justice

Training and regulating providers of publicly funded legal advice

Date: 06 May 2009

A research report on the impact of various systems of training and regulation on perceptions of the quality of civil legal advice given to clients.

by Hilary Sommerlad, Leeds Metropolitan University and Peter Sanderson, University of Huddersfield


The report considers the commercial legal advice sector (for instance, solicitors) and the not for profit sector (for example, Citizens Advice Bureaux).