In this section, you can access all the research reports commissioned by us, or our in house reviews. Where available, you can also access associated data sets and report summaries.

You can view reports by theme, using the menu to the left, or as a single list using the button below.

There are six themes to explore in this section:

Measuring the impacts of reform – how has the legal services market changed since the introduction of the Legal Services Act 2007?

Quality of legal services – what do we know about consumers’ experiences of the quality of legal services?

Diversity of the legal profession – how diverse is the legal workforce and how has this has changed over time?

Consumers’ unmet legal needs – where are the gaps in the current provision of legal services?

Consumer experiences of legal services – how do consumers make choices? What informs those choices and consumers’ understanding of the services provided?

Investigating regulation – a detailed look at aspects of regulation, and ways to improve the effectiveness of regulation.

View all reports on a single page