SRA Standards and Regulations

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SRA Application, Notice, Review and Appeal Rules

Rule 5

Appeals to the High Court or Tribunal

Unless otherwise provided in the relevant statute, or rules of the Tribunal, court or of the Legal Services Board, any appeal to the High Court or Tribunal against a decision set out in annex 2 or 3, as appropriate, must be commenced within the period of 28 days from the date of notification of the decision that is subject to appeal.
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SRA Application, Notice, Review and Appeal Rules

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Education, Training and Assessment providers

As set out in the SRA Education, Training and Assessment Provider Regulations: A decision made under regulation 1.4(b) or 2.3(b) to refuse to grant approved education provider, authorised education provider or authorised training provider status. A decision made under regulation 1.4(a) or 2.3(a) to grant the application for approval or authorisation subject to such conditions and for such...
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SRA Application, Notice, Review and Appeal Rules

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Firm authorisation

As set out in the SRA Authorisation of Firms Rules: A decision made under rule 2.2 to refuse authorisation. A decision made under rule 3.1 to impose conditions on authorisation. A decision to refuse approval for the taking of steps specified in conditions under rule 3.3(c). A decision under rule 4.3 or 4.4 to revoke or suspend a body's authorisation. A decision made under rule 12.1 to extend,...
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SRA Indemnity Rules 2012

Rule 6

Application of the Rules

These Rules shall apply to a practice carried on by: a sole solicitor; an REL practising as a sole practitioner; a recognised body; a partnership consisting of one or more solicitors and/or RELs and/or recognised bodies and/or licensed bodies; a partnership consisting of one or more solicitors and/or RELs, together with one or more RFLs; a partnership consisting of one or more RELs with or...
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SRA Indemnity Rules 2012

Rule 8

Indemnity

Indemnity for ceased practices Any member of a previous practice which ceased on or before 31 August 2000 who has at any time been either: an assured as a result of the issue of a certificate under one or more of the master policies, or a person entitled to be indemnified by virtue of the issue of a receipt under the Solicitors' Indemnity Rules 1987-1990 or a payment of Contribution and Value...
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SRA Indemnity Rules 2012

Rule 11

Source of indemnity

Any such indemnity shall be provided and any claim thereto shall lie and be made exclusively out of and against the fund. Solicitors Indemnity Fund Limited shall have no obligation to provide indemnity save to the extent that the same can be provided out of the fund. In no circumstances shall any claim to indemnity lie or be made against the Society or the Council or the Legal Services Board....
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SRA Indemnity Rules 2012

Rule 4

Establishment and maintenance of fund

The Society shall maintain the fund in accordance with these Rules. The purpose of the fund is to provide indemnity against loss as mentioned in section 37 of the SA as extended by section 9 of the AJA, Schedule 4 paragraph 1(3) of the European Communities (Lawyer's Practice) Regulations 2000 and section 89 of the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 in the circumstances, to the extent and...
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SRA Indemnity Rules 2012

Rule 21

Maintenance and termination of the fund

The fund shall continue to be held, managed and administered by Solicitors Indemnity Fund Limited for so long as and to the extent that the Society, in the light of the reports made to it by Solicitors Indemnity Fund Limited, may consider necessary or appropriate for the purpose of providing indemnity in respect of any claim(s) made or intimated during any indemnity period and/or during or...
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SRA Compensation Fund Rules

Rule 7

Grants in respect of statutory trusts

The SRA may make a grant to alleviate a deficiency in a statutory trust held by the SRA. The SRA may make a grant to a person where the money would have been due to that person but for their claim having been extinguished under rule 8.2 of the SRA Statutory Trust Rules.
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SRA Compensation Fund Rules

Rule 12

Foreign lawyers

The SRA shall not make a grant in respect of any act or omission of an REL, or the employee of an REL, where such act or omission took place outside the UK, unless the SRA is satisfied that the act or omission was, or was closely connected with, the act or omission of a solicitor or the employee of a solicitor, or that the act or omission was closely connected with the REL's practice in the...