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Closed consultations

Consultations that have closed are listed below. When they are available, summaries and analyses of responses and policy decision announcements are included. For details, please follow the links.

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Closed consultations

Assigned Risks Pool review

We encourage you to take part in a consultation on proposed changes to the Assigned Risks Pool.

  • Start—19 November 2009
  • End—12 February 2010
  • Status—CLOSED

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Indemnity Insurance Rules: Successor practice definition

We are seeking views on proposed changes to the definition of "successor practice" for professional indemnity insurance purposes.

  • Start—19 November 2009
  • End—12 February 2010
  • Status—CLOSED

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Conflict and confidentiality: Second consultation

This is the second consultation concerning amendments to rule 3 (conflict of interest) and rule 4 (duties of confidentiality and disclosure) where clients are sophisticated users of legal services. We invite your views on whether the draft rules are sufficiently flexible while continuing to protect the best interests of these clients and the public.

  • Start—18 December 2009
  • End—12 February 2010
  • Status—CLOSED, analysis of responses available

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Advocacy standards

Take part in a consultation on the development and quality assurance of overarching standards for legal advocacy.

  • Start—18 December 2009
  • End—1 April 2010
  • Status—OPEN

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Moving toward a fairer fee policy: Second consultation

The way in which the cost of regulation is currently allocated among the profession through the practising certificate fee leads to anomalies and unfairness in the context of modern legal practice. Participate in a second consultation on proposals designed to address this situation.

  • Start—7 December 2009
  • End—22 January 2010
  • Status—CLOSED, report on responses available

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Handling complaints about the SRA

We encourage you to take part in a consultation on our draft policy for handling complaints about the SRA.  You can download this consultation paper or read it below. The consultation period ends on 13 November

  • Start—14 August 2009
  • End—13 November 2009
  • Status—CLOSED, report on responses available

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Repeal of Solicitors' (Non-Contentious Business) Remuneration Order 1994

We are consulting on our proposed addition to rule 2 of the Code of Conduct to replace the requirements in the current Remuneration Order on giving information to clients and others about how to question a bill.

  • Start—27 July 2009
  • End—16 October 2009
  • Status—CLOSED, analysis of responses in progress

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Schedule of Charges – SRA (Cost of Investigations) Regulations 2009

We encourage you to comment on proposed changes to the SRA (Cost of Investigations) Regulations 2009 which we hope to introduce, in part, from January 2010. These costs are only applied where an investigation results in a formal regulatory sanction.

  • Start—1 July 2009
  • End—30 September 2009
  • Status—CLOSED, analysis of responses in progress

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