Our advice supports members to navigate business challenges and the changing legal and regulatory landscape.
The compensation fund provides compensation to people who are owed money by a regulated law firm.
This guide for solicitors who deliver civil legal aid services explains when ECF may be available and how to apply.
Our guidance for employers covers best practice for safeguarding and promoting the resilience and wellbeing of employees in the workplace.
The Code for Completion by Post is a process to follow when a property transfer does not take place in person.
The latest on the University College London (UCL) review of the legal services regulation.
This guidance is for law firms that frequently make decisions about whether items may be treated as disbursements for VAT purposes.
Our introductory guide to lawtech can help you to consider the merits of technology in your professional practice.
Your firm should have a system for managing files, including digital files. All your staff should be aware of this system.
Signings are increasingly carried out electronically. However, in some cases you should use wet ink signatures.
If you do not already have an agreement with your client about who owns documents, this guidance can help.
Business development activities grow your firm and help it stay competitive.
Land transaction tax is paid to the Welsh Revenue Authority by the buyer on purchases of freehold or leasehold buildings or land in Wales.
Overview of requirements under the SRA Code and SRA Accounts Rules for keeping client money safe.
This guide explains the factors you should take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a hospital setting.
This guide explains the factors you should take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a psychiatric setting.
This guide explains the factors you should take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a supported living setting.
This guide explains the factors you should take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a care home setting.
This guide explains the factors you should take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a home environment.
This guide explains what to take into account when identifying a deprivation of liberty in a foster care arrangement, residential home or special school.
The deprivation of liberty safeguards protect people who do not have the mental capacity to consent to treatment.
CON29 forms are used in residential conveyancing to request information from the local authority.
Guidance for solicitors on the data protection regime in the UK.
This guide is for all practitioners who may come into contact with victims of modern slavery.
How to lodge an appeal with the Court of Criminal Appeal Division.
This practice note offers support to solicitors who deliver, or are considering delivering, non-reserved legal services to the public.
This practice note focuses on the freelance solicitors’ model. This way of working is a new practice pathway that did not previously exist for solicitors.
Money laundering through property is a major problem, especially in London. Read about your duties and steps you can take to tackle it.
Property fraud is on the rise and fraud methods change all the time. Our guide explains what you should look out for.
Legal professional privilege (LPP) protects certain confidential communications from disclosure without your client’s permission, even in court.
This guide highlights the changes to VAT and its impact on goods and services should the UK leave the EU without an agreement.
Whether you are making your first suspicious activity report (SAR) or your 100th, providing the correct information will ensure that it is processed quickly and can be used most effectively.
This guide highlights the changes to criminal justice and security mechanisms should the UK leave the EU without an agreement.
This guide highlights the changes in consumer law that will occur should the UK leave the EU without having reached an agreement.
This guide highlights the changes in civil and commercial cooperation should the UK leave the EU without an agreement.
This guide highlights the changes to the provision of legal services in the EU should the UK exit the EU without reaching an agreement.
This guide highlights the implications of lawful transfers of EU personal data in the UK should the UK leave the EU without reaching an agreement.
Information on bidding for a contract to offer legal aid services from the Legal Aid Agency.
The formulae for exchanging contracts by telephone are a set of steps to follow when exchanging contracts.
Forms used for drawing up leases for business premises.
Forms used in freehold conveyancing
TA forms are used in business and residential property sales
Forms for business and residential property sales.
Forms used in drawing up leases for residential and business properties
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors codes for commercial conveyancing
Advice for panel firms being asked by lenders for details of client accounts, professional indemnity insurers and copies of letterheads.
The approved certificate of title is given to the lender by the conveyancing solicitor to confirm statements about the property.
This guide gives an overview of the main regulation and compliance issues that solicitors working in property will need to be aware of.
This guide explains the potential conflict of interests in acting for the buyer and seller or the borrower and lender in conveyancing.
The SRA's Transparency Rules came into force on 6 December 2018. We explain what this means for solicitors and what we're doing for our members.
This guide gives an overview of price and service transparency. You should read it alongside our practice note on price and service transparency.
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