Version 10 of the Handbook was published on 1 July 2014. For more information, please click "History" above.
The burden of proving a claim rests with the applicant who must provide such documentation as may be required by the SRA including when requested, a statement of truth. Failure to provide such documentation or to co-operate with the SRA will be taken into account when determining the merits of the application.
The SRA Training Regulations, which regulate your two-year period of training to become a solicitor, changed as of 1 July 2014.
Choose this option if your training commenced on or after 1 July 2014. You will qualify under the Training Regulations 2014.
Choose this option if your training commenced before 1 July 2014. You will qualify under the Training Regulations 2011.