Part 2Regulation of licensed legal services

Chapter 2Licensed legal services providers

Designated persons

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(1)A Head of Legal Services is, in furtherance of section 51(5)(b) and (c), responsible for ensuring that there is (by or under the direction of the Head) adequate supervision of the legal work carried out by the designated persons within the licensed provider.

(2)Only a designated person within a licensed provider may carry out legal work in connection with its provision of legal services.

(3)Nothing in this Part affects the operation of—

(a)section 32 of the 1980 Act or any other enactment which requires that a particular sort of legal work be carried out by an individual of a particular description (or in a particular way), or

(b)any rule of professional practice, conduct or discipline (whether for solicitors or otherwise) which properly so requires.