The SRA has announced that this year’s keeping of the roll exercise will begin on Wednesday 7 May.
Solicitors without a practising certificate who wish to remain on the roll can complete the application online through the mySRA portal and will need to pay a £20 fee.
Solicitors whose names have been on the roll for 50 years or more will still need to complete an application. but do not have to pay a fee.
The SRA will be contacting all individuals eligible to stay on the roll in May and all applications need to be completed by Wednesday, 2 July.
Solicitors without a practising certificate who do not have an active mySRA account but want to remain on the roll will receive a letter in May with instructions on how to activate their account.
Individuals may be removed from the roll of solicitors if they do not complete the application by the deadline.