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We are seeking your views on proposals to reinstate the annual keeping of the roll exercise that ensures the solicitors roll is kept up to date and reintroduce an administration charge to pay for it. We are keen to hear your feedback on these proposals.
  • Start — 22 March 2022
  • End — 20 May 2022
  • Status — Closed, analysis of responses published

Read: Restoring the annual keeping of the roll exercise

We are seeking views on the principles surrounding publication of our regulatory decisions and our approach to doing so.
  • Start — 10 May 2022
  • End — 2 August 2022
  • Status — Closed

Read: Publication of Regulatory Decisions

We are seeking views on our new Business Plan and budget for 2022-23
  • Start — 6 May 2022
  • End — 17 June 2022
  • Status — Closed

Read: Business Plan and budget 2022-2023

We are consulting on proposed changes to our rules and Codes of Conduct. We want to clarify our approach to issues around, appropriate treatment of work colleagues by the individuals and firms we regulate a solicitor's health and fitness to practise.
  • Start — 4 March 2022
  • End — 27 May 2022
  • Status — Closed

Read: Rule changes on health and wellbeing at work

  • Start — 23 November 2021
  • End — 15 February 2022
  • Status — Closed, analysis of responses published

Read: Post six year run-off cover and the Solicitors Indemnity Fund

We are seeking views on our approach to financial penalties. We have powers to impose a financial penalty when a regulated firm or individual does not meet the professional standards we expect of them.
  • Start — 19 November 2021
  • End — 11 February 2022
  • Status — Closed, analysis of responses published

Read: Financial penalties

We are seeking views on our new Business Plan and budget for 2021-22.
  • Start — 6 May 2021
  • End — 25 June 2021
  • Status — Closed

Read: Business Plan and budget 2021 - 2022

We are consulting on a proposal to make a change to our minimum terms and conditions (MTCs) for the professional indemnity insurance (PII) that we require all the law firms we regulate to have in place.
  • Start — 13 April 2021
  • End — 25 May 2021
  • Status — Closed, analysis of responses published

Read: Professional indemnity insurance (PII): affirmative cyber cover