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.
A new law to prevent the criminal facilitation of tax evasion has prompted the Law Society to unveil new guidance for solicitors.
Solicitors should report frozen assets belonging to a designated person to HM Treasury.
Cloud computing is increasingly ubiquitous, even in law firms, despite the view that the legal profession has a reputation for being slow to adapt. It is particularly popular among small firms and sole practitioners.
Publishing clear, concise information about your prices will help potential clients make informed decisions but there are some things you need to consider.
This practice note outlines the regulatory requirements for solicitors to consider when closing down your practice.
Initial interviews are a good opportunity to understand what your client wants and to agree the terms and conditions for providing your services.
Our response highlights our concerns that OPBAS is likely to impose unnecessary costs on professional body AML supervisors.
The compensation fund is funded by contributions from individuals and firms regulated by the SRA. We answer some of the key questions about the fund, including what it covers and who can claim from it.
What's the difference between an oath and an affirmation?
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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.