The Government has announced that the new Chair of the Legal Services Board is Alan Kershaw, currently a lay member of the IPReg Board.

The IPReg Chair, Lord Smith of Finsbury said: “We very much welcome Alan’s appointment as Chair of the LSB. As an IPReg Board member, he has contributed significantly to IPReg's work particularly the recent review of our regulatory arrangements. We look forward to working with him at the LSB.”