Legal services: CMA recommendations

An overview of the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) recommendations following its market study into the legal services sector.



The CMA’s market study into legal services for individuals and small businesses resulted in recommendations to make the market more competitive and to help consumers compare quality, service and price before they hire a legal professional.

Our recommendations will be implemented in partnership with the legal services regulators and through engagement with the government.

This 60-second summary provides an overview of how the legal services sector will be improved following our market study.

Published 15 December 2016