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SRA fining powers increased to £25,000 from today

SRA fining powers increased to £25,000 from today

Under measures introduced today, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has been given new powers to fine solicitors up to £25,000 for rule breaks. The changes mean the SRA can now fine law firms and individual solicitors for a broader range of offences – from...
SRA to boost fining powers by over 1,000% to £25k

SRA to boost fining powers by over 1,000% to £25k

Plans to increase the regulator’s fining powers from £2,000 to £25,000 are to go ahead, the Solicitors Regulation  announced today. A new system of ‘fixed penalties’ for lower-level breaches will also be introduced, enabling cases such as administrative failings to be...