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AML and counter-terrorist financing—source of funds and source of wealthSource of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money...
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19th May
Practice notes
IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s...
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19th May
Practice notes
Compliance officer for legal practice—COLP—title and duties 2011 [Archived]The compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) sits at the heart of the...
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19th May
Practice notes
Brexit—exiting the EU under Article 50 [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.This Practice Note contains...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 19th May
Practice notes
SRA Accounts Rules 2019This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 (the 2019 Rules), in force from 25 November 2019,...
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19th May
Precedents
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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19th May
Practice notes
High-risk third countries trackerOrganisations caught by the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer)...
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19th May
Practice notes
Active bribery, passive bribery and bribing foreign public officialsThe purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 19th May
Precedents
In briefThis precedent links to: •a template created by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the ‘Set II’ or ‘2004’ EU Standard...
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19th May
Practice notes
Introduction to retained EU lawThis Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law. It provides an overview of the key definitions and...
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Produced in partnership with Dr. Kieran Laird of Gowling WLG 19th May
Practice notes
Safeguards and information barriersProtection of confidential information is fundamental to your relationship with clients, both as a matter of law...
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19th May
Practice notes
Undertakings and the SRA 2019What is an undertaking?An undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word...
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19th May
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Duties of confidentiality and disclosure 2019The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship...
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19th May
Practice notes
SRA Handbook 2011 [Archived]The SRA Handbook 2011 sets out standards and requirements that individual lawyers and firms are expected to achieve and...
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19th May
Precedents
1IntroductionThis financial sanctions policy is designed to ensure we comply with applicable financial sanctions laws made under the UK sanctions...
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19th May
Practice notes
Working with European lawyers—the Registered European Lawyer (REL) regimeAt 11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition/implementation...
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19th May

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Precedents
Privacy notice registerThis Precedent can be used to maintain a list of the various privacy notices your business deploys. It encourages you to...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Do I have to send my new or updated privacy policy to former clients?If you hold personal data of former clients, then you will be processing it for...
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1st Aug
Q&As
When barristers receive papers from instructing solicitors, are they obliged to serve a privacy notice on the lay client?The Q&A: When a solicitor...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Can we put privacy information on our website for people to find?Practice Note: Privacy notices—information requirements sets out the information you...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Does the GDPR apply to an online forum, if the members use nicknames or pseudonyms?There are two issues to consider:•territorial scope•the definition...
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1st Aug
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Do I need consent to process the personal data of existing and new clients—law firms?Whether you need consent to process the personal data of existing...
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1st Aug
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Do we have to provide a translation of our privacy notice for clients or customers whose first language is not English?See Practice Note: Privacy...
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1st Aug
Precedents
Privacy policy—general commercial organisation—customer-facingWe take your privacy very seriously. Please read this privacy policy carefully as it...
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1st Aug
Practice notes
Privacy notices—information requirementsThis Practice Note sets out information requirements that are contained at various places in the UK General...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Do I have to send my new or updated privacy policy to existing customers?The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) contains extensive information...
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1st Aug
Precedents
Privacy notice auditDate of review[Insert date]Person conducting review[Insert name or job description]1Description of the privacy...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Is it necessary for law firms to have a website privacy policy and a separate privacy policy?There is no specific requirement to have a general...
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31st Jul
Precedents
Letter notifying client of new privacy policyThe [law governing the ]way in which we are required to treat your personal data [has changed OR is...
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31st Jul
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Letter to instructing officer enclosing privacy policyThank you for providing instructions on behalf of [insert corporate client’s name] in relation...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Data protection privacy notices in employmentFrom IP completion day (11pm on 31 December 2020), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, General Data Protection...
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31st Jul
Precedents
Policy—CCTV1Purpose and scope1.1[Name of organisation] uses closed circuit television (CCTV) to provide a safe and secure environment for staff,...
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Produced in partnership with Paula Rome of Shoosmiths 31st Jul
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Data protection privacy notice (recruitment)[Insert name of organisation]Data protection privacy notice (recruitment)This notice explains what...
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31st Jul
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Data protection privacy notice (employment)[Insert name of organisation]Data protection privacy notice (employment)This notice explains what personal...
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31st Jul
Precedents
Cookie policyPlease read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Privacy policy—law firms and professional servicesWe take your privacy very seriously. Please read this privacy policy carefully as it contains...
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30th Jul

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