Removal from and restoration to the roll

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Glossary terms

SRA

means the Solicitors Regulation Authority

character and suitability

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

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

 

court

means any court, tribunal or inquiry of England and Wales, or a British court martial, or any court of another jurisdiction

Tribunal

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