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12 June 2018

Public Consultation on Section 6 Review of the LSR Act, 2015

Dear all,

Please see message from the LRSA below.

As you may be aware section 6(1) of the Legal Services Regulation Act, 2015 requires the LSRA to commence a review of the operation of the Act no later than 18 months after the establishment day and to make a report within 12 months to each House of the Oireachtas of its findings, including under section 6(1)(b), such recommendations to the Minister for Justice and Equality as the LSRA considers appropriate.

The consultation notice has been circulated to a number of key stakeholders and relevant organisations. The LSRA is particularly keen to hear your view on the operation of the Act. The consultation notice can be found on our website at Section 6 Public Consultation Notice .

The LSRA would be grateful to receive any views that the Galway Bar Association may have on the operation of the Act.

Submissions and enquiries can be made by e-mail to or by Post to

Section 6 Consultation,

Legal Services Regulatory Authority,

P.O. Box 12906,

Dublin 2.

May we take this opportunity to remind you that the closing date for submissions in the public consultation on the education and training of legal professionals under section 34 of the 2015 Act is 15 June 2018.