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Glossary terms

SRA

means the Solicitors Regulation Authority

REL

means a European lawyer registered in the register of European lawyers

UK

means United Kingdom, made up of: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland

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

 

RFL

means a foreign lawyer registered in the register of foreign lawyers