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 23 March 2018, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) released its consultation 'Protecting the users of legal services: balancing cost and access to legal services'. This briefing provides members with an overview of the SRA consultation.
An assessment of the proposed changes to the SRA's handbook.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA's publication on solicitors' PII.
The Law Society has responded to the Legal Ombudsman's call for evidence on its scheme rules and case fee structure.
Read the Law Society's response to the Legal Services Board (LSB) consultation.
The government proposes to impose the 'growth duty' on the Law Society as the approved regulator for solicitors.
Our response to the Legal Services Board's consultation on its draft strategic plan 2015-18 and business plan 2015-16.
We have responded to the Legal Ombudsman's consultation on draft strategy and budget 2015-17.
The SRA proposes to relax the separate business rule to allow solicitors to set up unregulated businesses providing legal services.
The SRA have proposed that they will cease regulating work solicitors undertake as insolvency practitioners.
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A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
Explore today's compliance issues including pricing transparency and more at our 2018 Risk and Compliance autumn conference taking place in Leeds Thursday 13 September