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We plan to develop a strategic framework within which to review accreditation scheme development and operation. We are keen to hear your views on the key issues surrounding the proposed framework.
- Start—24 October 2007
- End—25 January 2008
- Status—CLOSED, committee report available
Read moreProposals for a review of professional accreditation schemes
The Joint Academic Stage Board is consulting on the recognition of qualifying law degree (QLD) providers' collaborative arrangements with non-QLD providers.
- Start—4 October 2007
- End—21 December 2007
- Status—CLOSED, new policy on collaborative arrangements published
Read moreQualifying law degree providers—collaborative arrangements
We are keen to obtain views from the profession, trainees, students and other stakeholders on proposed principles for the allocation and collection of fees, other than the practising certificate fee.
- Start—26 June 2007
- End—26 September 2007
- Status—CLOSED, report on responses available
Read moreAllocation and collection of fees
Are changes needed to the rules on conflict of interests and solicitors acting for seller and buyer in conveyancing, property selling and mortgage related services?
- Start—26 April 2007
- End—26 July 2007
- Status—CLOSED, report and recommendations available
Read moreSolicitors acting for seller and buyer
Should solicitors still be required to obtain the SRA's permission before donating leftover client money to charity? Should a specific rule be made requiring them to return leftover funds to clients within a reasonable time?
- Start—12 February 2007
- End—7 May 2007
- Status—CLOSED, report on responses and recommendations available
Read moreResidual client account balances