SRA Handbook


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

Rule 2: Application


These rules apply only to firms which are not regulated by the FCA.


Where a firm is a licensed body, these rules apply only in respect of:


any reserved legal activity;


any non-reserved legal activity except, in relation to an MDP, any such activity that is excluded on the terms of the licence;


any other activity in respect of which the licensed body is regulated pursuant to Part 5 of the LSA.



Any firm which undertakes regulated activities and cannot comply with the Part XX exemption must be authorised by the FCA and comply with the FCA's requirements.

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