Version 10 of the Handbook was published on 1 July 2014. For more information, please click "History" above.
The SRA Handbook Glossary 2012 shall apply and, unless the context otherwise requires:
all italicised terms shall be defined; and
all terms shall be interpreted,
in accordance with the Glossary.
From 31 March 2012 or the date on which an order made pursuant to section 69 of the LSA relating to the status of sole practitioners comes into force, whichever is the later, in regulation 3.1(g) the words "or suspension of the solicitor from practice as a sole practitioner, or suspension of the solicitor's authorisation as a recognised sole practitioner," shall be omitted.
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.