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Owning a Separate Business – Update and Guidance

 1. Introduction It is not unusual for some solicitors to own separate businesses that provide linked professional services to their clients. The regulator has recently updated their guidance explaining the obligations for all SRA regulated firms, their managers, owners and [...]
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Signposting clients to the Legal Ombudsman

1. Why should firms signpost clients to the Legal Ombudsman (LeO)? 1.1 It is a regulatory requirement. According to section 112 Legal Services Act 2007, all providers of legal services regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), amongst others, are [...]
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