The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Receipt of mixed paymentsBack to version 21
Version 20 of the Handbook was published on 01/10/2018. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Rule 18: Receipt of mixed payments
A mixed payment must either:
See rule 17.1(b) and (c) for additional ways of dealing with (among other things) mixed payments received in response to a bill or other notification of costs.
See rule 19.1(b) for (among other things) mixed payments received from the Legal Aid Agency.
Some out-of-scope money may be subject to the rules of other regulators which may require an earlier withdrawal from the client account operated under these rules.