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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
Precedents
How to use this testThese questions are designed to test your understanding after your attendance at our training on avoiding bribery and...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the firm's regulatory arrangements. This does not mean that the firm and its...
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9th Nov

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Only lawyers qualified in an EU Member State are able to practise EU law or argue before EU tribunals such as the Court of Justice of the European...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
At 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation period, entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, came to an...
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1st Apr
Practice notes
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) operates a registration regime for foreign lawyers. Once registered, a registered foreign lawyer (RFL) is...
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31st Mar
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This Practice Note provides guidance on applying to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for authorisation to run your business as an...
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24th Mar
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The SRA Standards and Regulations 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, introduce a new method of practising: the freelance solicitor.This Practice...
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17th Dec
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the role and responsibility of compliance officers in law firms, ie the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice...
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7th Dec
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A firm's managers must be approved by the SRA. Solicitors and firms who are themselves authorised by the SRA benefit from deemed approval. All other...
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7th Dec
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A firm's owners must be approved by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). This does not, however, apply to all owners in the everyday sense of...
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7th Dec
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The SRA has three core operational functions: authorisation, supervision and enforcement.The authorisation function deals with applications by:•firms...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note discusses the approval process all prospective compliance officers for finance and administration (COFAs) must go through to be...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the firm's regulatory arrangements. This does not mean that the firm and its...
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7th Dec
Practice notes
This Practice Note discusses the approval process a prospective compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) must go through to satisfy the SRA's...
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7th Dec
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This Practice Note explains the duties and qualifying requirements for a Compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA). The COFA is...
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7th Dec

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