Qualifying work experience

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Glossary terms


means prescribed by the SRA from time to time


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



means compliance officer for legal practice and in relation to a licensable body is a reference to its HOLP

character and suitability

includes fitness and propriety under rule 13.1 of the SRA Authorisation of Firms Rules