The SRA Handbook is no longer in effect. It was replaced by the SRA Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019.
Requirements for solicitors who have been RELsBack to version 21
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Regulation 9: Requirements for solicitors who have been RELs
If you are an REL and become admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales, regulations 3 and 5 shall apply as if you were a solicitor admitted on the date of initial registration and regulations 6 and 11 shall not apply.