Evidential and procedural matters

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Guidance

Guidance

Decision-making, reviews and attendance procedures

This document sets out how we make a first instance decision (FID) and how we deal with an application for an internal review of that decision.

Glossary terms

SRA

means the Solicitors Regulation Authority

person

includes a body of persons (corporate or unincorporated)

authorised decision maker

in relation to a decision, means a person authorised to make that decision by the SRA under a schedule of delegation

court

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

UK

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

overseas

means outside England and Wales