2018Innovation in legal services

LSB research into levels of innovation and use of technology in legal services, capabilities for and barriers to innovation. Read more here.


2016Unregulated legal service providers

A qualitative study of for profit unregulated legal services providers. Read more here.

2015Innovation in Legal Services

Joint LSB and SRA research into levels of innovation in legal services, capabilities for and barriers to innovation. Read more here.

2013Criminal advocacy briefing pack

A detailed analysis of trends relevant to understanding the market for criminal advocacy services in England and Wales. Read more here.

2013Equality of pay in legal services: a literature review

Review of published evidence on the equality of pay in legal services. Read more here and here. Read the research summary here, click here for the report.

2013Joint LSB/ Law Society/ Ministry of Justice Survey of Solicitors Firms

Survey of 2,007 Solicitors’ firms across England and Wales. Read more here.


2012Diversity in the legal profession in England and Wales: A qualitative study of barriers and individual choices.

Qualitative academic study using focus groups and interviews to explore the experiences of women and BME lawyers in the legal profession. Read more here.

2010Barriers to the legal profession

Literature review on the diversity of the legal profession at each stage of entry and progression within the profession. Read more here.