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SRA Handbook

Training principal

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Regulation 13: Training principal


A training principal must:


hold a current practising certificate or be a practising barrister;


be competent to meet the requirements of these regulations;


ensure that the training provided meets the requirements of regulation 12;


ensure that the trainee maintains a record of training which will meet the requirements of regulation 14; and


ensure that any person involved in the training and supervision of a trainee has adequate legal knowledge and experience in the practice area they are supervising and the skills to provide effective supervision.