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Workforce progress report 2022

Information about our workforce and the progress we are making as we work towards being an organisation that fully reflects the diversity of the public whose interest we serve.

Risk Outlook report: The use of artificial intelligence in the legal market

Read our Risk Outlook report, it outlines current and potential future developments, and what firms may need to think about to help them assess if and how they might be affected.

Conduct in disputes thematic review

We carried out this thematic review to better understand the practices and litigation techniques used by firms who act in privacy and defamation matters and provide reputation management services. We also wanted to assess how well the risks of abusive litigation were understood, identified, and prevented by firms and solicitors.

Year Three Evaluation of the SRA Transparency Rules

The various elements of the SRA Transparency Rules were introduced in 2018/19 to support the public and small businesses so they had easier access to the information that would help them to make informed decisions when purchasing legal services

Client and matter risk assessments

This thematic report sets out our findings on how firms assess clients and matters to identify money laundering and terrorist financing risks.

Anti-Money Laundering annual report 2022-23

Money laundering is not a victimless crime. It is a blight on our economy, on our society and on the lives of many often vulnerable individuals. Our annual Anti Money Laundering (AML) report details our work in this area and highlights key information on specific areas of our AML work for the 2022-23 fiscal year.

Addressing inequalities in access to justice: Final report of the SRA's RPF2 project

The Regulators Pioneer Fund (RPF) is an initiative, set up in 2018, by the Better Regulation Executive (BRE), part of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). This report provides a summary of the outcomes of this project.

The professional indemnity insurance market for law firms

We and the Legal Services Board (LSB) commissioned Frontier Economics to carry out research on the PII market using data already held by us both and by surveying nearly 300 firms.

Consumer segmentation research

Not all legal journeys are the same so adopting a one-size fits all approach to improving access to justice is unlikely to work for everyone. Consumer segmentation is the process of organising consumers into groups or segments based on certain qualities that they share. This provides a better understanding of consumers' needs allowing initiatives and services to be tailored to specific segments.

Review of the training records of solicitors practising in magistrates and higher courts

Solicitors undertaking criminal advocacy have particular responsibilities to their clients and to the courts. Poor standards can result in consumer harm, miscarriages of justice and threaten the rule of law