QASA: Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (crime)
QASA registration temporarily suspended
On 24 June 2015, the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the litigation challenging the introduction of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates (QASA). The Supreme Court dismissed the claimants' appeal and upheld QASA as lawful and proportionate. View the judgment (PDF 39 pages, 315K)
Registration for advocates remains suspended while we consider the judgment and plan a new timetable for implementation. We will issue further information in due course.
Register with QASA
To obtain QASA accreditation, you must first register with the scheme. (Check when you need to register)
Log in to our new QASA accreditation manager using your mySRA username and password and follow the instructions to register.
Who must register?
All advocates holding a valid PC or REL registration who wish to undertake criminal advocacy must register with the QASA scheme.