Press release archive for 2022








SRA publishes latest suite of annual reports, 23 June 2022

We have published our latest annual reports on our operational work during 2020/21. The reports cover areas including  education and training, enforcement, approval of new firms and solicitors, and the activity of the Compensation Fund. A full annual report on preventing money laundering is published separately in October.

Researchers appointed to examine overrepresentation in solicitor reports and enforcement, 23 June 2022

We have appointed a research team to help it better understand why there is overrepresentation of those from a Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds in reports made to it and subsequently its enforcement processes.

Potential scam emails claiming to be from SRA, 23 June 2022

A large number of firms have reported receiving emails claiming to be from us. Examples we have seen describe complaints about negligence claims in conveyancing.

Find out more about the SQE in Swansea, 08 June 2022

The introduction of the SQE and qualifying work experience (QWE) last year marked a step change in how people train and become a solicitor. This new way of qualifying has opened up opportunities for law firms and in-house teams in how they train future solicitors.

Ombudsman report looks at personal injury issues, 08 June 2022

The Legal Ombudsman has looked at the areas of personal injury work that generate the most complaints.

Update your diversity data, 08 June 2022

It is important that we hold accurate diversity information for all solicitors, which is why we are asking everyone who has a mySRA account to log in and check that their data is up-to-date.

Tell us about changing cybercrime and tech risks, 08 June 2022

We want your views on what you think are the key cybercrime risks that could affect law firms over the next year or so.

Reports on cybercrime and innovation set out the risks, 01 June 2022

Press release: A new report shows that email remains a significant vulnerability for law firms, involved in more than four out of five of all reported cybercrime incidents.