The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession's regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we're here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.
Practising Certificate Fee application 2011/12 for the Law Society Group (PDF 818kb)
The Law Society Group includes the Solicitors Regulation Authority. The document above explains the Law Society Group’s operating costs and what happens to your practising fee. For each area of the Law Society Group we show a breakdown of total income and how the money is spent.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) deals with all regulatory and disciplinary matters, and sets, monitors and enforces standards for solicitors across England and Wales. Formerly known as the Law Society Regulation Board, it acts solely in the public interest.
The SRA web site provides the following: