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Our service levels

Type of request Desired response We are currently working on
Emails Respond to 95% within 5 working days Respond within 10 working days
Letters Respond to 95% within 5 working days Respond within 10 working days
Emails and letters for Professional Ethics Respond to 95% within 10 working days Respond within 10 working days
Certificates of good standing, attestation, extracts from the Roll Respond to 95% within 3 working days Respond within 10 working days
Freedom of information requests Respond to 95% within 20 working days Respond within 20 working days

Contact centre

Our Institute of Customer Service accredited contact centre can help with most queries.


0370 606 2555 inside the UK (Call costs guide from Ofcom)

Opening hours

  • 08.00 to 18.00, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
  • 09.30 to 18.00, Tuesday
International callers

+44 (0)121 329 6800

Please remember

We ask that you treat our contact centre staff with respect. Read our policy on Managing unreasonable behaviour towards SRA staff. Calls may be monitored or recorded for quality and training purposes.

Postal address

Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1RN (map of location) or DX 720293 BIRMINGHAM 47

Please do not send us original documents with your correspondence unless we have specifically requested them.

Main fax number

+44 (0)121 616 1999

Before you fax us
  • Please don't forget to include the name of the department or person you intend to receive your fax.
  • If you believe the content of your fax is confidential or urgent, please clearly mark it as such.
  • If you need to contact us very urgently, we recommend that you use the contact form above.


Professional ethics helpline for solicitors

For advice on the SRA Handbook, call 0370 606 2577 (inside the UK)

Opening hours
  • 09.00 to 13.00 and 14.00 to 17.00, Monday to Friday
  • 10.00 to 11.15, closed on Wednesdays

Law Society Practice Advice Service for solicitors

For advice and support on all aspects of legal practice, solicitors can call 020 7320 5675 (inside the UK), 09.00—17.00, Monday to Friday. The Practice Advice Service is one of several helplines for solicitors run by the Law Society.

Complaints about your lawyer

To find out how to complain about your lawyer, visit

Complaints about the SRA

If you wish to make a complaint about the SRA, use ou complaints form.

Request reasonable adjustments

If you need a reasonable adjustment, please complete a request form (DOC 133K, 2 pages) and return it to us using the email or postal address above. Alternatively, you can contact us by phone.