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SRA proposes new strategy focused on enhancing confidence in legal services

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has launched a consultation on its proposed Corporate Strategy for 2023–2026. Alongside publication of the overall strategy, it is also consulting on the finer detail of its business plan and

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We have issued updated guidance to help law firms and those who work for them understand what new rules on health and wellbeing in the workplace mean for them. The new rules were introduced earlier this month

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has released a new questionnaire compelling law firms to report on their firm’s approach to financial sanctions. The assessment should outline how the firm is ensuring compliance with the current

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has added further case studies to those published online to help firms remain compliant with the rule prohibiting use of the client account as a banking facility. The SRA Accounts

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Following public consultation, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has confirmed the detail of changes for how it levies financial penalties to law firms and solicitors. The reforms, which will come into effect later in the

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Board has agreed the final rules which will bring the Solicitors Indemnity Fund (SIF) under the SRA’s control to ensure future consumer protection for post six-year negligence claims. The rules

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The risks – and opportunities – presented by developing crypto technologies are outlined in a new SRA report. The latest in our Risk Outlook series looks at cryptocurrencies and other distributed ledger technologies and how they might

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Staying up to date and competent through their careers is an important part of providing high quality legal services to those who need them. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published the actions it will

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has appointed Aileen Armstrong as Executive Director Strategy and Innovation, taking up post in mid-June. She will be responsible for continuing to develop the SRA’s strategic direction and in particular

bans trust services to Russia

The Government’s financial sanctions regime now includes a ban on providing trust services to those connected with Russia. The UK regime is operated by the Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI). The measures are imposed

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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is consulting on a series of minor amendments to its Standards and Regulations following feedback from stakeholders since the rules were introduced in 2019. The amendments address areas where, once

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The SRA have published guidance on the financial sanctions regime to help the profession adhere to the fast-changing rules. The focus on how UK businesses do business with those connected to questionable countries or organisations

neurodivergent lawyers webinar

The SRA is hosting a free webinar to find out about inclusive workplaces for neurodivergent lawyers and hear from The Neurodiverse Lawyer Project. On Tuesday 18th of October the SRA is hosting a webinar from

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