We provide advice and support on regulatory processes and complaints, rules and ethics, professional indemnity insurance, and education and training. We also represent the views of our members in our consultation responses to help shape the regulatory regime in England and Wales.
The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the Money Laundering Regulations), which came into effect on 26 June 2017, have posed a challenge for firms of all sizes.
The Law Society has updated its advice for firms on compliance with UK regulations which transpose the EU ADR Directive.
Initial interviews are a good opportunity to understand what your client wants and to agree the terms and conditions for providing your services.
A brief overview of the key issues to be aware of and the changes to implement to comply with the regulations.
The Law Society has published FAQs providing useful information to solicitors for moving across and complying with the new SRA scheme for continuing competence.
Information about outcomes-focused regulation, professional indemnity insurance and all aspects of compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011.
Key facts about the regulatory regime in England and Wales.
Information about non-solicitor careers available to people with experience in legal service delivery.
These flowcharts are an easy reference guide to the outcomes and IBs on acting for buyer and seller and lender and borrower, which are outlined in chapter 3 of the SRA Code of Conduct 2011
The Solicitor's Regulation Authority's (SRA) Handbook outlines ten mandatory principles which apply to everyone that the SRA regulates and to all aspects of practice.
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A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Book the Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball, taking place on Saturday 28 April at the Law Society, London