Our committees

Our board is helped in its work by committees and other subgroups. All are accountable to the board and at least one board member sits on each committee. Of the eleven committee members who are not on the board, six are male and five are female; ten are white, and one is black minority ethnic (BME).

Our committees are listed below. To find out who is on a committee, or to consult its formal terms of reference, click on its name.

A list of our committees meeting dates is available on the Law Society website.


Regulatory Risk Committee

The SRA regulatory risk committee advises on the application of principles of risk-based and proportionate regulation to all compliance issues 

More about the Regulatory Risk Committee

Education and Training Committee

The SRA education and training committee advises on all matters relating to pre-admission and post-admission training of solicitors

More about the Education and Training Committee

Finance and Resources Committee

The finance and resources committee provides advice and assurance to the SRA Board on all matters relating to the efficient and effective management of human and financial resources across the organisation.

More about the Finance and Resources Committee

Standards Committee

Advises on all matters concerning standards of professional conduct

More about the Standards Committee

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

The committee delivers its obligations on behalf of the SRA Board in providing governance, oversight, scrutiny and challenge to the SRA on equality, diversity and inclusion matters.

Committee meeting dates in 2016 are:

  • 19 January 2016 – The Cube, Birmingham
  • 14 March 2016 – Martin Lane, London
  • 17 May 2016 – The Cube, Birmingham
  • 12 July 2016 – The Cube, Birmingham
  • 7 September 2016 – Martin Lane, London

More about the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee