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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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The way the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) regulates the solicitors’ profession has been evolving since its inception—from a prescriptive...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note reflects advice, guidance and updates issued by the SRA and Law Society on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on the...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, regarding residual balances. It also...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note reflects requirements in the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Codes of Conduct 2019 (2019 Codes) in relation to complaints, in...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019 (the 2019 Rules), in force from 25 November 2019, together with supporting...
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15th Jan
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Less than five years since the SRA Handbook 2011 came into force in October 2011 (and sixteen versions later), the SRA published a consultation paper...
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15th Jan
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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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15th Jan
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has a published enforcement strategy setting out its approach to enforcement, assessing the seriousness of...
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15th Jan
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The SRA Accounts Rules are due for an overhaul. Following two earlier reviews, the SRA made changes to the rules in 2015 and 2016, focusing mainly on...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes in relation to publicity. There is a separate Practice Note providing...
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15th Jan
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The Legal Ombudsman (LeO) has published guidance for legal service providers, setting out its approach when considering complaints as a result of the...
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15th Jan
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Client and matter inception is an important exercise in protecting your firm, getting to know your client and what they need from you, and complying...
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15th Jan
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At the end of September 2017, the SRA launched a further consultation as part of its ‘Looking to the Future’ reforms of the SRA Handbook. The...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, in force from 25 November 2019, regarding use of suspense ledgers. It...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA’s) 2011 and 2019 regimes as well as wider requirements in...
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15th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For more information, see subtopic: What’s changed in Practice Compliance.New...
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15th Jan
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Less than five years since the SRA Handbook 2011 came into force in October 2011 (and sixteen versions later), the SRA published a consultation paper...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note reflects requirements in the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019 (2019 Codes) in relation to referral and fee sharing arrangements, in force...
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15th Jan
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. For more information, see subtopic: What’s changed in Practice...
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15th Jan
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The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has wanted to restructure the regulatory structure applying to the solicitors and law firms it regulates for...
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15th Jan

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