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.
On 27 September the SRA published two consultations as part of its 'Looking to the Future' work. The deadline for responses to both consultations is 20 December 2017.
We are seeking members' views on a discussion paper about the standard of proof applied by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal.
Solicitors should report frozen assets belonging to a designated person to HM Treasury.
The regulations, which come into force on 8 August, will extend to 'independent legal professionals' and other 'relevant businesses.'
On 23 February the SRA published a regulatory settlement agreement relating to fees paid to the National Centre for Domestic Violence.
Information for organisations on submitting CRM12s.
We conducted two surveys to understand how our members and consumers feel about the issues affected by the SRA Handbook proposals.
The Law Society of England and Wales today reiterated its support for Alternative Business Structures.
News that ministers will continue to work with legal professional bodies over LPP has been welcomed by the Law Society.
Law Society chief executive Catherine Dixon responds to the Legal Services Board's Cost of regulation report.
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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.
Updated with all significant regulatory changes that have been introduced since December 2014.