On-demand events

2024

Your views on our priorities for the year ahead

12 June 2024

Last year, following consultation, we identified our priorities for the next few years in our Corporate Strategy 2023-26. We ran this webinar so that we can hear your views on the shared challenges and opportunities we all face as we approach the midpoint of this strategy.

Qualifying work experience back to basics

22 May 2024

Qualifying work experience (QWE) is the on-the-job training needed to qualify as a solicitor through the SQE route. But what is it?

Your anti-money laundering questions answered

13 May 2024

Hear from members our expert anti-money laundering team and find out about some of the most frequently-asked questions – and their answers!

SQE Virtual Conference 2024

22 March 2024

Watch our latest on-demand virtual SQE Conference, aimed at education and training providers and organisations offering qualifying work experience.

SRA In-house Conference 2024

21 March 2024

Watch our on-demand conference for solicitors working in-house. We brought together experts on working in-house from organisations in the private, public, and charity sectors to share their insights.

SQE: scaled scoring and SQE1 results

28 February 2024

We look at the changes we have made to how SQE1 results are presented.

Our consumer protection review: have your say

19 February 2024

We have launched a review of our overall approach to protecting consumers when they use a regulated law firm.

Completing client/matter risk assessment – A practical guide

12 February 2024

Our recent thematic review of client/matter risk assessments found that less than half of those produced within firms were compliant with the rules. This led to us issuing a warning notice on the issue.

Completing your firm-wide risk assessment

07 February 2024

Having a firm-wide risk assessment in place is not only the foundation on which all your anti-money laundering processes are built, it’s also a legal requirement.

2023

Compliance Officers Virtual Conference 2023

06 November 2023

This event offers you insights into topics relevant to your compliance role.

Consultation on regulation of CILEX members

10 October 2023

We are consulting on potential changes to its regulatory arrangements to include authorised members of CILEX, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives.

AML: enforcement trends

11 September 2023

Get the latest information on the AML trends from cases where the money laundering, terrorist financing and financial sanctions rules have been breached.

Innovation: Making business ideas a reality

10 July 2023

Watch our free on-demand innovation event to get insight into the challenges and opportunities. Find out how other law firms are already using a range of innovation and technology to expand their reach and drive their businesses forward.

Our Corporate Strategy have your say

25 May 2023

We have launched our Corporate Strategy for 2023-26 outlining our proposed strategic objectives and what we're looking to focus on over next three years.

Qualified lawyers - qualifying through the SQE

17 May 2023

Are you an overseas or UK qualified lawyer? Want to know more about dual qualifying as a solicitor of England and Wales?

Practising in the youth courts – good practice for solicitors

04 May 2023

As anyone practising in youth courts knows, they differ in many ways from the adult court. To help support solicitors, we’ve recently updated our resources and launched a good practice guide for those working with children and young people.

Government sanctions regime - how all firms can stay compliant

03 May 2023

The Government’s financial sanctions regime, imposed to achieve specific foreign policy or national security objectives, is continually changing. Law firms have to a key role to play.

SQE: mitigating circumstances

19 April 2023

This free webinar offers the latest information for candidates whose performance in SQE assessments is negatively impacted by particular circumstances. This is often known as mitigating or extenuating circumstances.

Menopause – creating a supportive firm culture

17 April 2023

Learn about steps your firm can take to support women of all backgrounds who experience the menopause to overcome barriers to retention and progression.

SQE Virtual Conference 2023

23 March 2023

Our latest virtual SQE Conference aimed at education and training providers, as well as organisations offering qualifying work experience.

Becoming a solicitor through the SQE

07 March 2023

Looking to take the SQE to become a solicitor? Watch our free webinar to hear from those who have recently qualified or are on their way to becoming a solicitor.

Immigration services: getting it right for your vulnerable clients

22 February 2023

Join our webinar for insights into our thematic review of the immigration sector. Discover the good and bad practices we found, and learn about our guidance and checklist for delivering high-quality services to vulnerable clients.

2022

Compliance Officers Virtual Conference 2022

14 November 2022

This event offers you insights into topics relevant to your compliance role.

Inclusive workplaces for neurodivergent lawyers

19 October 2022

Find out about inclusive workplaces for neurodivergent lawyers and hear from The Neurodiverse Lawyer Project.

SQE2 - feedback on the first assessment

10 October 2022

Now that the first SQE2 assessment has taken place and the results are out, we want to update stakeholders on...

Financial penalties – our proposed new approach

06 October 2022

Learn more about our ongoing consultation - and put your questions to our panel - on the detail of proposed reforms to our approach to issuing financial penalties for law firms and solicitors.

Unbundled services – findings from our law firm pilot

13 September 2022

Unbundling is when tasks that make up a legal service are taken on by the client rather than the law firm completing the whole process. For example, the client might complete some forms themselves or attend a court hearing without representation. We recently ran a six-month unbundling pilot in family law to help us understand the potential benefits, disadvantages and risks, as well as the barriers firms face in offering unbundled services.

Inclusive workplaces for trans and non-binary people

14 July 2022

Watch our free webinar, staged on International Non-Binary People's Day, to hear from Mx Oscar Davies and our Executive Director, Robert Loughlin about inclusive workplaces for non-binary and trans people. 

Innovation: Making business ideas a reality

11 July 2022

How legal services are provided is always evolving and law firms increasingly have the opportunity to be at the forefront of these changes.

AML: How to do a firm-wide risk assessment

22 June 2022

Watch our free webinar to hear practical tips on creating and updating your firm-wide AML risk assessment.

Business Plan consultation - What should our priorities be for 2023

26 May 2022

We would like to hear from the legal profession on the shared challenges and opportunities we all face in the year ahead, and how these should be reflected as we plan our work for the year ahead.

New rules on health and wellbeing in the workplace

04 May 2022

This webinar is your chance to learn more about, and ask questions, regarding proposed changes to rules linked to the health and wellbeing of solicitors in the workplace, especially where clients and the public may be being placed at risk.

Qualifying work experience explained

06 April 2022

What is qualifying work experience? (QWE) Join our free webinar to find out more.

Qualified lawyers - becoming a solicitor

29 March 2022

Are you an overseas or UK qualified lawyer? The introduction of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) last year changed how you can become a solicitor.

Navigating the SQE training market

08 March 2022

Watch our free webinar to find out how the education and training market has developed since the SQE’s introduction last year.

AML officers: what they need to know

22 February 2022

This free webinar will look at what it means to be a Money Laundering Compliance or Reporting Officer – key roles in the fight against financial crime.

SQE1 - how the first assessment went

15 February 2022

More than a thousand candidates sat the first ever Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) assessment last November.

Updating our approach to financial penalties

21 January 2022

Changes being proposed are designed to help resolve cases much more quickly, reducing cost, delay and stress for all involved, while also improving public protection, consistency and providing a deterrent to reduce future risk of repeated behaviour.

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