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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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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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
Precedents
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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This Practice Note sets out when organisations must appoint a nominated officer, the duties of the nominated officer and practical steps nominated...
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9th Nov

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This Practice Note reflects advice issued by the SRA and Law Society on the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on a range of commercial and...
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18th Nov
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When dealing with litigation in various different jurisdictions, the Getting The Deal Through Guide (GTDT) titled: legal privilege and professional...
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18th Nov
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This Practice Note considers legal professional privilege (LPP), which is made up of legal advice privilege and litigation privilege.It considers the...
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18th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at privilege and confidential information in the context of a client-solicitor relationship where that solicitor-client...
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18th Nov
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This Practice Note looks at loss of privilege in civil litigation in the context of legal professional privilege (LPP) and in particular considers the...
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6th Nov
Q&As
We would refer you to Practice Note: Client care 2019—law firms, in particular the section 'Accepting and refusing instructions and ceasing to act'....
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3rd Nov
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This Practice Note looks at the status and use of confidential information in civil proceedings including what confidential information is, how to...
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26th Oct
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The SRA Code of Conduct for Solicitors, RELs and RFLs (Code for Solicitors) forms part of the SRA Standards and Regulations, in force from 25 November...
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12th 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
Q&As
Our understanding is that whether legal professional privilege (LPP) is available is a matter of common law. We do not understand the SRA’s proposals...
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28th Sep
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An undertaking is a commitment by a solicitor to do something. It can be enforced against the solicitor by the courts. Failure to comply with an...
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28th Sep
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The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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28th Sep
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There is no specific reference in the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) Code of Conduct to undertakings. However, the institute’s...
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28th Sep
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From the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) perspective, an undertaking is:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Steel of Augury Consulting Limited 28th Sep
Q&As
The SRA Glossary defines an undertaking as:•a statement, given orally or in writing, whether or not it includes the word ‘undertake’ or...
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28th Sep
Precedents
When establishing and protecting litigation privilege you can avoid the difficulties inherent in retrospectively see...
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28th Sep
Precedents
Please click for an Excel version of this register.This register is intended to record non-routine un...
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27th Sep
Practice notes
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has wanted to restructure the way it regulates solicitors and law firms for a long time. From June 2016...
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27th Sep

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