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Professional Standards and Ethics Committee

This committee monitors and keeps under review the ethical values, professional principles and standards regulating and governing solicitors, their organisations and their areas of practice, and in particular:

  • develops proposals for best practice and changes to professional principles and standards for submission to the SRA and elsewhere;
  • responds to consultations on changes to professional principles and standards promoted by the SRA, the LSB and other regulators; and
  • provides support and advice on interpretation, management, and best practice in relation to ethical values, professional principles and standards as appropriate;
  • reports to the Regulatory Affairs Board, and to seeks approval from that Board for policy proposals and for major responses to consultations.

Who to contact

  • Policy advisor - James Woolf

Members

  • Michael Garson (Chair)
  • Ravinder Singh-Chumber
  • Peter Cadman
  • Luis Campbell
  • Rachel Gower
  • Ben Kemp
  • John Palmer
  • Sarah Steele
  • Peter Steel
  • Tim Connal
  • Natalie Cooksey
  • Lucy Wells
  • Sanchia Wheeler
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