First, my apologies to followers who have been waiting for almost a year for another ‘occasional’ thought. I won’t burden you with the personal and professional reasons for the lull!
I confess to being rather surprised when the Ministry of Justice announced that it was undertaking a comprehensive review of the framework for legal services regulation. It is not that long since the Clementi Review (although I suppose that if a week is a long time in politics, nine years could be a very long time in legal services). But we are still in the implementation phase of the Legal Services Act, and just shy of two years since the arrival of alternative business structures. Surely too early?