- SRA competence training—taking a new approach
- What prompted the SRA’s new approach for continuing competence training?
- What are the main requirements for the new regime?
- What will be the likely advantages of this approach over the previous regime?
- Have many solicitors already chosen to adopt this new approach ahead of the deadline of 1 November 2016?
- How do you think solicitors and firms can best manage compliance with this new regime?
- What are some of the key components of the continuing competence toolkit you have prepared to help solicitors comply?
- How will failures to comply be identified and dealt with?
Practice Compliance analysis: Richard Williams, policy associate of regulation and education at the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), examines the SRA’s new approach to competence training and explains why the SRA has decided to move away from the 16-hour rule.
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