Check a solicitor's record

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We are trialling a new service that lets you check if a solicitor is regulated by us.

Search for decisions

Enter the solicitors name (e.g. Smith) or SRA ID (e.g. 123456)

Decision date from

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For example, 8 2016

Decision date to

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For example, 8 2019

Important notes

  • Not all regulatory decisions are published—read more about our publication policy.
  • We began publishing decisions in early 2008.
  • Decisions remain on the site for three years.
  • For the most up-to-date and complete picture of an individual's regulatory record, please .
  • Read more about how we regulate.

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Types of decision

The search tool gives you an option to search by types of outcome, which include the individual regulatory decisions. These are listed below—follow the links to find out more about each type of outcome and what it means.

You should read about the individual types of decision in conjunction with anything you see on a regulatory record and for the latest on that individual or firm, before making any judgements about the individual or firm, as this website cannot give a complete picture of the regulatory record.

Agreement

Approval denied

Closure

Control of practice

Employee-related decision

Prosecution

Sanction