The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Application of the Rules
Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 06/12/2018. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Rule 6: Application of the Rules
These Rules shall apply to a practice carried on by:
a sole solicitor;
a partnership consisting of one or more RELs with or without one or more RFLs, together with one or more non-registered European lawyers practising from one or more offices in any state to which the Establishment Directive applies, but outside England and Wales; and