Trainee solicitors

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Trainee solicitors guidance:

Admission requirements To be admitted as a solicitor a trainee must: • complete the academic stage, for which the options are: ◦ a qualifying law degree ◦ the Common...

Practice Note

The SRA Training Regulations changed on 1 July 2014 when the SRA Training Regulations 2014, Qualification and Provider Regulations came into force. This Practice Note...

Practice Note

The SRA Standards and Regulations came into force on 25 November 2019, including new Authorisation of Individuals Regulations and Education, Training and Assessment...

Practice Note

This document provides guidance to [partners OR members OR directors][, managers] and any other member of staff involved in supervising trainee solicitors. What the SRA...

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[Subject to contract] Dear [insert name of trainee solicitor] Following [your interview on [insert date],] I am pleased to confirm the Firm's offer of employment as a...

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Name of trainee[insert trainee’s name] Appraising supervisor[insert trainee’s job title] Appraisal periodFrom [insert date] to [insert date] Date of appraisal[insert...

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Recognised Training Contract dated [insert date] Parties 1 [Name of Firm][of [insert address] OR a company incorporated in [England and Wales] (registered number [insert...

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Recognised Training Contract dated [insert date] Parties 1 [Insert name of firm] [of [insert address] OR an LLP incorporated in [England and Wales] under number [insert...

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The requirements when supervising trainees derive from the SRA Codes of Conduct and the SRA’s specific regulatory requirements for authorised training providers. The...

Practice Note

Type of informationDetailed informationDate provided to trainee Introduction to the firm[Provide basic details about your firm, eg location, number of staff, type of...

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Click here for an editable version of the SRA's recognised training record Close The trainee must maintain a record of training. The training record should...

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STOP PRESS: The SRA Standards and Regulations (also known as the ‘StaRs’) are in force from 25 November 2019. They replace the SRA Handbook 2011. Key changes include...

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