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The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:
a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or ‘undertaking’
to someone who reasonably places reliance on it
that you or a third party will do something or cause something to be done, or refrain from doing something
The SRA imposes an obligation on solicitors, Registered European Lawyers, Registered Foreign Lawyers and the firm itself to perform all undertakings they give. Undertakings must be performed within an agreed timescale or if no timescale has been agreed then within a reasonable am
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