This consultation sets out proposals for removing unnecessary prescription about how the stages of qualification as a solicitor should be completed and related requirements that do not serve a clear regulatory purpose.
- Start—3 December 2013
- End—25 February 2014
Read moreTraining for Tomorrow: Regulation review
Effective, consistent and proportionate use of enforcement powers, including imposing fines, plays a vital role in ensuring a credible deterrence against unacceptable behaviours and furthers the regulatory objectives and professional principles in the Legal Services Act 2007. In this consultation, we invite views on a proposal to increase the current level of our fining powers for 'traditional' law firms from their current level of £2,000.
- Start—20 November 2013
- End—7 February 2014
Read moreProposal to increase the SRA's internal fining powers