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SRA publishes version 14 of the Handbook

SRA publishes version 14 of the Handbook

The fourteenth version of the Handbook was published on 30 April 2015. The changes contained in Version 14 came into effect on 30 April 2015 and are summarised in these release notes. The notes give a brief update only and you will need to refer to the Handbook itself...
“Be vigilant” – SRA warns after new bank scam

“Be vigilant” – SRA warns after new bank scam

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) continues to call for extra vigilance across the sector after a small north east conveyancing firm became the latest victim of telephone bank scammers. The firm lost a significant amount from its account and the crime follows...
SRA guidance on offering inducements updated

SRA guidance on offering inducements updated

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has updated its guidance on offering inducements in order to reflect the government ban on their use to attract clients in personal injury cases. The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 introduces the ban which comes into...
SRA publishes version 14 of the Handbook

Version 13 of Handbook published

The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Competence Statement, which defines the standards required for a solicitor to practise, is among important changes made in Version 13 of the SRA Handbook published today. The Competence Statement is a key part of changes...