Important: ‘Guidance on the SRA Standards and Regulations is intended for reference only until the 25 November 2019, when the new SRA Standard and Regulations come into effect.
Guidance on the SRA Standards and Regulations and SRA Handbook
23 July 2019Acting with integrity
23 July 2019Registered Foreign Lawyers
23 July 2019Not for profit sector - summary
23 July 2019Unregulated organisations - Conflict and confidentiality
23 July 2019Unregulated organsiations - giving information to clients
23 July 2019Unregulated organisations - for employers of SRA-regulated lawyers
23 July 2019Guidance on the SRA's approach to equality, diversity and inclusion
23 July 2019Firm authorisation
04 July 2019Can my business be authorised?
04 July 2019Does my business need to be authorised?
04 July 2019Preparing to become a sole practitioner or an SRA-regulated independent solicitor
04 July 2019When do I need a practising certificate?
04 July 2019Accountant's report and the exemption to obtain one
04 July 2019Do I need to operate a client account?
04 July 2019Helping you keep accurate client accounting records
04 July 2019Joint accounts and record keeping
04 July 2019Planning for and completing an accountant's report
04 July 2019Third party managed accounts
04 July 2019Government's Technical Notice on the impact of a 'no deal' EU exit scenario on EU lawyers practising in the UK
10 April 2019Guidance note on the impact on exempt European lawyers of the Government’s Statutory Instrument on the basis of a ‘no deal’ EU exit scenario
10 December 2018Publishing complaints procedure
15 November 2018Transparency in price and service
06 December 2018Engaging with online reviews
01 October 2018Law firms carrying on insurance distribution activities
07 September 2018The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017
02 March 2018Third-party-managed accounts (TPMA)
06 December 2017Anti money laundering
18 September 2017Does my employer need to be authorised by an approved regulator?
12 September 2017Transgender inclusion in the profession
30 March 2017Accountant's report (AR1) and guidance for firms and accountants
01 August 2017Access to and disclosure of an incapacitated person’s will
13 March 2017Risk factors in immigration work
07 December 2016The Insurance Act 2015 and consequential changes to the minimum terms and conditions of professional indemnity insurance
06 July 2016European Lawyers practising in the UK
22 April 2016SRA consumer credit
22 December 2015Disclosure of client's confidential information
05 February 2016Chapter 12 of the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 - the separate business rule (SBR)
21 October 2015Professional Indemnity Insurance cover
14 July 2015Offering inducements to potential clients or clients
13 April 2015Protecting and maintaining client confidentiality
09 January 2015Sole Practitioners and Small firms regulatory starter pack
08 January 2016Withdrawal of residual client balances
31 October 2014Do I need a practising certificate?
17 September 2014Rights of audience in the Single Family Court
10 September 2014Drafting and preparation of wills
11 July 2014Your client's right to complain when instructing barristers
04 March 2014Employer's solicitors attending HSE interviews with employees
05 February 2014Does your interest in an ABS require SRA approval?
07 March 2014Does your firm need to be authorised as an ABS?
20 November 2013Suitability, LDPs, waivers, fees
12 July 2013Closing down your practice
02 November 2015The prohibition of referral fees in the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) Sections 56-60
25 March 2013NatWest and RBS account holders
26 June 2012Form AR2 - accountant's report form for an overseas practice
18 February 2013Notes for AR2 - accountant's report form for an overseas practice
05 January 2012Dealing with claims for mis-sold payment protection insurance (PPI)
04 January 2012In-house lawyers, regulation and the Legal Services Act 2007
17 October 2011