Version 10 of the Handbook was published on 1 July 2014. For more information, please click "History" above.
These rules shall come into effect on 6 October 2011, whereupon the Solicitors' Compensation Fund Rules 2009 ("the 2009 Rules") shall cease to have effect save in respect of applications submitted before that date, which shall continue to be subject to the 2009 Rules.
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.