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European Lawyers practising in the UK - Guidance

How to practise in the UK as a European lawyer.

Registered Foreign Lawyers - Guidance

To enable foreign lawyers to understand when they need to become an RFL, who can become one and the obligations they have.

Approval of role holders - Guidance

How we approve persons to be managers, owners or compliance officers of firms we regulate.

Can my business be authorised? - Guidance

If your business needs to be authorised to provide legal services, or you have chosen to be authorised, this checklist provides a summary of the eligibility requirements.

Does your interest in a licensed body require approval?

An overview of our approach in determining whether a particular role or interest a person has in licensed body requires approval.

Multi-disciplinary practices: Regulation of non-reserved legal activity - Guidance

To help you understand how we will regulate reserved and non- reserved legal activity in an MDP.

UK's Exit from EU – the end of the implementation period and beyond

Following the UK's exit from the EU on 31 January 2020, this guidance is intended to explain our current understanding of the position of European lawyers

Governments Technical Notice on the impact of a no deal EU exit scenario on EU lawyers practising in the UK - Guidance

To help you understand the potential impact on RELs, other European Lawyers and law firms of a ‘no deal’ EU exit and future options.

UK's Exit from EU – Possible non-negotiated outcome at end of transition period (31 December 2020) - Guidance

Sets out our current understanding of some of the implications should the UK and the EU fail to reach an agreement during the transition period to 31 December 2020.

Sole practitioners and small firms regulatory starter pack - Guidance

This starter pack provides help and support to practitioners looking to establish their own business.