15 December 2016: The CMA has published its final market study report into legal services. It has found that competition in legal services for individual consumers and small businesses is not working well, and has made recommendations in order to address the issues that it has identified.
8 July 2016: The CMA has published its interim report setting out its initial findings and emerging views on possible remedies. In addition, the CMA has published reports of 2 consumer surveys it commissioned to understand the experiences of individual and small businesses consumers in the legal services sector.
This includes quantitative and qualitative research conducted by IFF Research with individual consumers and qualitative research conducted by Research Works with small businesses.
24 March 2016: The CMA has published non-confidential versions of the responses submitted by stakeholders to its Statement of Scope document either in full or as part of an anonymised set of summaries. In addition, the CMA has set out an update on case studies in light of comments received.