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An evaluation framework for the Solicitors Qualifying Examination

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

SQE2 Business Readiness Review Report

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.

Education and training authorisation and monitoring activity September 2019 – August 2020

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.

Year one evaluation of our Standards and Regulations

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.

Review of the training records of solicitors practising in the youth court

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.

Risk Outlook 2021/2022

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.

Money Laundering Governance: Three Pillars of Success

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.

Corporate reporting for the 2019/20 year

We have published separate but connected reports on Authorisation, Client Protection, Education and Training, Anti-money Laundering work and Upholding Professional Standards

Our Anti-Money Laundering work - Corporate reporting

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.

Technology and Innovation in Legal Services

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.