Revocation and expiry

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Glossary terms

SRA

means the Solicitors Regulation Authority

register of European lawyers

means the register of European lawyers maintained by the SRA under regulation 15 of the European Communities (Lawyer's Practice) Regulations 2000 (SI 2000/1119)

register of foreign lawyers

means the register of foreign lawyers maintained by the SRA under section 89 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990

solicitor

means a person who has been admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and whose name is on the roll, save that in the SRA Indemnity Insurance Rules and the MTC this includes a person who practises as a solicitor whether or not the person has in force a practising certificate, and also includes practice under home title of a former REL who has become a solicitor

 

REL

means a European lawyer registered in the register of European lawyers

RFL

means a foreign lawyer registered in the register of foreign lawyers

prescribed

means prescribed by the SRA from time to time

Tribunal

means the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal which is an independent statutory tribunal constituted under section 46 of the SA

register

includes:

  1. the roll and the register of solicitors with practising certificates kept under Part I of the SA,
  2. the register of European lawyers;
  3. the register of foreign lawyers; and
  4. the register of authorised bodies kept under the AJA and the LSA