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First Tier Complaints Report 2023

Solicitors have a duty to provide a good standard of service, as we set out in our Principles and as set out in the Legal Services Act. Complaints are an important indicator of service quality. We ask firms to report annually to us on the number of complaints.

Standards and Regulations – Year Three evaluation of SRA reforms

This report highlights the key findings from our year three evaluation of the SRA Standards and Regulations and considers the impacts the reforms have had in the first three years since they were introduced.

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation - Thematic review

This thematic review contributes to our wider intelligence information. Alongside issues raised in our casework and the findings from those cases, the results of this thematic review help to inform our ongoing policy work.

Regulated population statistics

To provide our stakeholders with timely information about those we regulate, we publish key statistics about the population of solicitors and firms that we regulate. The statistics are updated monthly.

SQE Independent Reviewer Annual Report 2022/23

In January 2019, the SRA created a role of Independent Reviewer of the SQE. The purpose is to provide external assurance to the SRA and its exam services provider Kaplan, that the SQE is fair, defensible and can command public confidence.

Experiences of qualifying work experience: survey findings

We have conducted a baseline survey in November 2022 to gather information about initial perceptions and experiences of the SQE and QWE.

SQE Quality Assurance Annual Report 2022-23

This is the second report in which we explain what we have done to quality assure the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). It covers SQE1 and SQE2 delivered between October 2022 and July 2023.

Sectoral Risk Assessment - Anti-money laundering and terrorist financing

This document sets out information on money laundering and terrorist financing risk that we consider relevant to those we supervise.

Education and training authorisation and monitoring activity September 2021 - August 2022

This SRA annual report details the quality assurance activity in relation to education and training of solicitors. It covers the period 1 September 2021 to 31 August 2022.

Consumer views on CILEX proposals

To support discussions on a proposal to transfer regulation of CILEX members to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), feedback from the public was sought.