The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Public access to informationBack to version 21
Version 4 of the Handbook was published on 21/06/2012. For more information, please click 'History' Above
Regulation 4: Public access to information
Entries on the roll under regulation 3.1 (a), (c), (d), (e), (g) and (h) must be available for inspection by any member of the public during office hours without charge, except that the SRA may in exceptional circumstances, and if it considers that to do so would be in the public interest, withhold the address of a solicitor's principal place of business.
The date on which a solicitor's name was
removed from or
the roll must be made available to a member of the public on request.