Version 10 of the Handbook was published on 1 July 2014. For more information, please click "History" above.
These rules apply to:
or partners of RELs; and
employed by RELs, their partners, solicitors or recognised bodies,
in any part of the UK.
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.
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.