About the SRA Handbook

The SRA Handbook sets out the standards and requirements we expect our regulated community to achieve and observe, for the benefit of the clients they serve and in the public interest.

Version 17 of the Handbook was published on 12 August 2016. Read release notes for Version 17, or choose from the options on the left to browse Version 17.

Changes in Version 17

Version 17 includes changes which reflect the coming into force of the Insurance Act 2015. The changes are to the minimum terms and conditions of professional indemnity insurance, which are appended to the SRA Indemnity Insurance Rules 2013. For details, read release notes for Version 17.

Download the Handbook

  • To download or print part or all of Version 17 of the SRA Handbook, please visit Print/PDF centre.