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News that the Solicitors Regulation Authority is not proposing to force firms to publish price information is welcome, the Law Society said today.
I act for the claimant in a litigation matter in which he needs to swear an affidavit. Is a solicitor colleague in another department able to administer the oath?
This practice note advises on a new EU services directive that obliges solicitors to provide clients with information on their services over and above the requirements set out in the SRA Handbook.
I am a newly qualified solicitor and have been asked to swear a statutory declaration for the first time. What is the wording of the oral declaration to be made by the declarant?
Our consultation reponse on competition in the mortgage sector: call for inputs
The Law Society has published FAQs providing useful information to solicitors for moving across and complying with the new SRA scheme for continuing competence.
We conducted two surveys to understand how our members and consumers feel about the issues affected by the SRA Handbook proposals.
The Law Society's response to the SRA consultation 'Looking to the Future - flexibility and public protection'.
The Law Society has responded to the CMA's request for information on reserved activities.
Plans for an overhaul of the rules governing solicitors will lead to little if any economic benefit, according to a new analysis of the SRA proposals to alter its handbook.
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Our Regulatory Affairs Board advises on our Council and oversees the implementation of policy for the promotion of solicitors' interests in all regulatory matters.
A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
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