The SRA Handbook is being replaced by Standards and Regulations from 25 November 2019. The new regulations are shorter than the existing Handbook and many prescriptive rules will be removed.
Major changes that you will need to be aware of include:
We have a range of resources to help you and your firm comply with the new regulatory framework.
This practice note clarifies the status of LPP, explores recent concerns about how the right has been asserted, and summarises practitioners' duties.
The Solicitors Regulations Authority (SRA) Standards and Regulations replace the SRA Handbook from 25 November 2019. Read our guide to the changes and access resources here.
Pearl Moses, Law Society head of Risk and Compliance, shares how to make sure you're prepared with your risk assessment.
The Law Society's response to SRA proposals for non-UK lawyers in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is introducing the Standards and Regulationa, which come into force on 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA handbook.
I am a newly qualified solicitor and have taken up a position in a small law firm. My previous employer insisted that all bills were signed in the name of the firm. The new firm requires me to sign all bills in my own name. Which is the correct procedure?
The latest on changes to the SRA rules for reporting concerns.
I recently set up a new conveyancing firm. Does the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) offer any protection for sums deposited on behalf of clients which exceed £85,000?
I am reviewing the standard information on our firm's invoices and have complied with SRA requirements and have also included the firm's VAT number. Is there any prescribed information that I must include on the back of the invoices?
How much should I charge for swearing an oath and is this charge mandatory?
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