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Jeremy Barnett MBL lecture on Interventions and SRA internal hearings

Jeremy Barnett MBL lecture on Interventions and SRA internal hearings

√جª¬ø   Introduction Chaired by Kenneth Hamer of Henderson Chambers, this conference will provide an update on the latest professional disciplinary case law with particular focus on the New Code of Conduct, PII provisions, defending di...

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SRA achieve strike off again over Escrow Account

SRA achieve strike off again over Escrow Account

In the case of the SRA v Tom Jenkins Merralls,  which was heard on 28 and 29th July and again on 17th November 2015, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal imposed a strike off order and also ordered the Registrant to pay costs in the sum of &po...

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SRA update

SRA update

The Law Sociey Gazette has reported that the SRA has ruled out a delay on the introduction of referral fee ban, despite warnings that the timetable is being rushed. The SRA board will meet on 23rd January to finalise the SRA Handbook's wording on t...

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SRA Right to Intervene | SRA Lawyer

SRA Right to Intervene | SRA Lawyer

The Law Society Gazette 13th May 2015  reported that the SRA were right to intervene in a case where it was said that the Solicitor had 'lost his ethical compass'. A full report of the decision of Newey J available on the LSG page. The Ju...

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SRA appeal fine to suspension | SDT lawyer

SRA appeal fine to suspension | SDT lawyer

The Law Society Gazette dated 17th December 2014 has reported on the case of Kamar Uddin, the sole partner in the Birmingham firm of Res Ipsa Solicitors, who was fined £2,000 by the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal for misconduct in rela...

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SRA climbs down on Audit Rules | SRA Lawyer

SRA climbs down on Audit Rules | SRA Lawyer

This is a major climb down by the SRA who faced fierce criticism after they announced that the Accounts Rules were to be changed, removing the requiremThe SRA will also seek to amend the Accounts Rules over the next six months to issue a fully revi...

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New SRA Code of Conduct goes live on 6th October 2011

The guide, which is available online at www.sra.org.uk/quickgide, begins with the 10 ‘Mandatory Principles’ which underpin all of the handbook requirements. The new approach firmly places responsibility for meeting the requirements in t...

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SRA take action over Assigned Risks Pool

The strategy adopted by the SRA in July 2010 set out a programme to tighten the monitoring and supervision of firms in the ARP, improving incentives for firms to manage themselves out of the ARP, and taking steps to ensure that firms pay their prem...

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Regulation Translation | SRA lawyer

Although the number of ABS licences being dished out by the SRA has begun to increase at what appears to be an exponential rate, the grand total at theend of February 2014 was still only 250. To put this figure in context, it represents only 2% of ...

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SRA threaten flagrant breaches of Referral Fee Ban

SRA threaten flagrant breaches of Referral Fee Ban

  The Law Society Gazette have today published details of the recent speech by Anthony Townsend, the Chief Executive of the SRA to the Legal Futures Conference, where he set out the up to date approach towards compliance with the new ban. For ...

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