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.
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.
I need to prepare an affidavit which includes a number of attachments. How should these be dealt with?
The regulations, which come into force on 8 August, will extend to 'independent legal professionals' and other 'relevant businesses.'
An assessment of the proposed changes to the SRA's handbook.
Clarity is urgently needed around the new regulations underpinning the super exam framework before they are approved, the Law Society said today.
The Law Society has responded to the SRA consultation on proposed regulations for qualification as a solicitor.
Solicitors' professional indemnity insurance (PII) is one of the top three overheads for most law firms. We've put together this guide with some tips on how to prepare for your renewal to give you the confidence that you have got the best terms for your business.
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A summary digest of key recent news and meetings relating to the SRA, LSB and LeO.
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