7 January 2022
The SRA has planned a programme of evaluation to understand whether this major reform achieves the stated objectives, and if there are any wider impacts or consequences. The
7 January 2022
This report is primarily concerned with business readiness for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination Part 2 (SQE2) exams, with the first session planned for April 2022.
16 December 2021
We have a statutory responsibility for the education and training of solicitors, as set out in the Solicitors Act 1974 and the Legal Services Act 2007.
15 December 2021
This report provides some highlights of our one-year evaluation into the impact of the SRA Standards and Regulations, and sets out the immediate action that we intend to further support solicitors, their firms and their clients.
14 December 2021
Youth court practice is often more challenging than other areas because it involves vulnerable young people and children. We require solicitors practising in the youth court to meet the standards of advocacy we and the public expect.
23 November 2021
This report looks at what defines the 'new normal: the shape of the legal market as it emerges from Covid-19. We give our view of the key changes, and the threats, opportunities and uncertainties that come from them.
22 November 2021
Money laundering is when criminals 'clean' the proceeds (the financial gains) of crime. Criminals transform proceeds into assets, such as houses or businesses, or other seemingly legitimate funds, for example, money in a bank account. In some cases, laundered money is used to fund terrorism.
14 October 2021
We have published separate but connected reports on Authorisation, Client Protection, Education and Training, Anti-money Laundering work and Upholding Professional Standards
13 October 2021
Money laundering is when criminals 'clean' the proceeds (the financial gains) of crime. Criminals transform proceeds into assets, such as houses or businesses, or other seemingly legitimate funds, for example, money in a bank account.
27 July 2021
This report summarises the key findings of research we commissioned from the University of Oxford on technology and innovation in the legal sector. It also sets out our response to the findings.