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.
Guidance for solicitors on the corporate offence of failure to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion in the Criminal Finances Act 2017.
This practice note outlines the regulatory requirements for solicitors to consider when closing down your practice.
This practice note provides guidance on which parts of the file are owned by the client and which are owned by the solicitor. This information is subject to there being no different contractual arrangement with the client.
This practice note clarifies when a solicitor can disclose a copy of a client’s will where the client has lost mental capacity.
This practice note clarifies the status of LPP, explores recent concerns about how the right has been asserted, summarises practitioners’ duties and clarifies the main principles of LPP.
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.
Practice note on managing SRA requirements for measuring levels of diversity and social mobility in the legal workforce.
This practice note provides examples of how you can communicate all of the information required to your clients in a clear and effective manner.
This practice note has been developed to help parties (and their legal advisers) who wish to execute commercial contracts using an electronic signature.
This practice note has advice on the PII requirements in the current market, how you should apply and how much cover is required.
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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.
Includes the latest changes to the Accounts Rules since June 2015 (Versions 15-18 of the SRA Handbook).