Overseas Principles

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Glossary terms

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

 

person

includes a body of persons (corporate or unincorporated)

practising overseas

means the conduct of a practice:

  1. of an overseas practice;
  2. of a manager, member or owner of an overseas practice in that capacity;
  3. of a solicitor established outside England and Wales for the purpose of providing legal services in an overseas jurisdiction; and
  4. of an REL established in Scotland or Northern Ireland for the purpose of providing legal services in those jurisdictions