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To ensure we comply with EU regulations, two of our key telephone numbers have changed permanently. To reach our contact centre, please dial 0370 606 2555. For our ethics helpline, call 0370 606 2577. You can no longer contact us using the previous numbers.

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      Emails Respond to 95% within 10 working days Respond within 3 working days
      Letters Respond to 95% within 5 working days Respond within 5 working days
      Emails and letters for Professional Ethics Respond to 95% within 10 working days Respond within 10 working days
      Certificates of good standing, attestation, extracts from the Roll Respond to 95% within 72 hours Respond within 72 hours
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Contact centre

Our contact centre can help with most queries.

Phone

0370 606 2555 inside the UK (Call costs guide from Ofcom)

Opening hours
  • 08.00 to 18.00, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 09.30 to 18.00, Tuesday
International callers

+44 (0)121 329 6800

Please remember

We ask that you treat our contact centre staff with respect. Read our policy on Managing unreasonable behaviour towards SRA staff. Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality and training purposes.

Postal address

Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN (map of location) or DX 720293 BIRMINGHAM 47

Main fax number

+44 (0)121 616 1999

Help lines

Professional ethics helpline for solicitors

For advice on the SRA Handbook, call 0370 606 2577 (inside the UK), 09.00 to 17.00, Monday to Friday.

Help with firm-based authorisation

For help with pre-application questions about firm-based authorisation, please contact our Firm-Based Authorisation Unit by emailing authorisation@sra.org.uk.

Law Society Practice Advice Service for solicitors

For advice and support on all aspects of legal practice, solicitors can call 020 7320 5675 (inside the UK), 09.00 to 17.00, Monday to Friday. The Practice Advice Service is one of several helplines for solicitors run by the Law Society.

Complaints about your lawyer

To find out how to complain about your lawyer, visit www.legalombudsman.org.uk.

Complaints about the SRA

If you wish to make a complaint about the SRA, use our complaints form.

Request reasonable adjustments

If you need a reasonable adjustment, please complete a request form (DOC 133K, 2 pages) and return it to us using the email or postal address above. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone.


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