Regulation

The SRA Handbook is being replaced by Standards and Regulations from 25 November 2019. We have a range of resources to help you and your firm comply with the new regulatory framework.

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What we're doing for you

The Law Society is run by and for our members. We are the voice of solicitors, driving excellence in the profession and safeguarding the rule of law. With the guidance of our specialist committees:

  • we influence the legislative and regulatory environment in the interest of the profession and the public
  • we keep members up to date with sector news and develop advice and guidance to support good practice
  • we promote the profession and legal services nationally and we promote England and Wales as a global legal centre
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Our committees

Our Professional Standards and Ethics Committee reviews the ethical values, principles and standards regulating solicitors. Our Regulatory Processes Committee monitors the procedures used by the SRA and SDT.

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