SRA Handbook

General provisions

Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 6 December 2018. For more information, please click "History" above.

6: General provisions


You must comply with the Principles at all times, but the extent to which you are expected to implement the requirements of the Principles will depend on your role in the firm, or your way of practising. For example, those who are managing a business will be expected to have more influence on how the firm or business is run than those practising in-house but not managing a legal department, or those practising as employees of a firm.

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