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New Toxic Workplace Rules to Come into Force

 1. Introduction The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has been granted approval by the Legal Services Board (LSB) to make amendments to its rules regarding health and wellbeing. Under these new plans, the SRA will set new rules making it clear [...]
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Account Rules – SRA Raises Concerns

   1. Introduction The Solicitors Regulation Authority recently expressed concerns over the increasing number of firms failing to meet their obligations under the Account Rules. In particular, it is felt that some firms are failing to meet the requirements under two [...]
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A recent Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal

A recent Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal (SDT) case, in which a solicitor was fined £30,000 plus costs of £18,000 for a matter of misconduct committed in their private life, highlights the severe consequences of breaching SRA Principles. The tribunal on Tuesday [...]
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The SRA Issues Updated Supervision Guidance

1. Introduction Supervision is a fundamental requirement for those delivering legal services to meet the regulatory objectives set out in the Legal Services Act 2007. However, as highlighted in recent guidance released from the SRA on Effective Supervision, merely putting [...]
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