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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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[Letterhead]Dear [Insert client’s name]Re [describe matter]Thank you for your instructions to act on your behalf in connection with [describe matter]....
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20th Nov
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[Letterhead]Dear [insert client’s name]Re [insert summary of the scope of services covered by the general retainer]This general retainer letter and...
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20th Nov
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1Our contract with you1.1These Terms of Business (as updated from time to time) apply to all work we do on your behalf. It is an important...
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20th Nov
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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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3rd Nov
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This Practice Note contrasts the requirements in the SRA’s 2011 and 2019 regimes as well as wider requirements in relation to client care. There is a...
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22nd Oct
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This Practice Note reflects requirements in the SRA 2019 regime, effective from 25 November 2019. See Practice Note: Client care—SRA 2011 regime and...
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22nd Oct
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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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19th Oct
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1Introduction1.1This document sets out our policy for identifying and managing conflicts of interest and confidentiality and disclosure issues.1.2Our...
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14th Oct
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The protection of confidential information is a fundamental feature of the solicitor-client relationship and a core professional principle. Solicitors...
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12th Oct
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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The SRA Standards and Regulations are in force from 25 November 2019. The SRA has...
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9th Oct
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1IntroductionThis document sets out our [accounting OR finance] systems and controls. Any person working in the firm’s [Accounts OR Finance]...
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9th Oct
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This Residual balances register enables you to comply with the requirements of the SRA Accounts Rules 2019, to keep a central register of residual...
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9th Oct
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1Introduction1.1This accounts manual sets out our [accounting OR finance] systems and controls for fee earners and other non-[accounts OR finance]...
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9th Oct
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This form should be completed by the person responsible for deciding how to deal with the residual balance in question.1Client and matterName of...
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9th Oct
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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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9th Oct
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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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8th Oct
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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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8th Oct
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This Deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[The persons whose names and addresses are set out in the Schedule (each a Partner and together...
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30th Sep
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1Compliance officer for legal practice (COLP) detailsName of firm[Insert firm name]Name of COLP[Insert name]Reports to[Insert name]Full time/part...
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30th Sep
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1Compliance officer for finance and administration (COFA) detailsName of firm[Insert firm name]Name of COFA[Insert name]Reports to[Insert name]Full...
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30th Sep

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