We are seeking your views on our proposals to allow exemptions from the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in specific circumstances.
- Start—13 July 2010
- End—21 October 2010
Read moreLegal Practice Course: policy on accreditation of prior learning (APL)
The Joint Advocacy Group, established by the Bar Standards Board, the Solicitors Regulation Authority and ILEX Professional Standards, invites your comments on their proposals for a quality assurance scheme for criminal advocates.
- Start—10 August 2010
- End—12 November 2010
- Status—CLOSED, analysis of responses available.
Read moreJoint Advocacy Group - Consultation paper on proposals for a quality assurance scheme for criminal advocates
The SRA is transforming its approach to regulation for the benefit of consumers.
Outcomes-focused regulation will concentrate on the quality of outcomes for clients, allowing firms to show compliance in ways best suited to consumers and their businesses.
You are invited to join the debate.
- Start—30 April 2010
- End—27 July 2010
Read moreOutcomes-focused regulation - transforming the SRA's regulation of legal services
This consultation paper takes the first major step in the implementation of outcomes-focused regulation, through the development of the SRA handbook of regulations. At the same time, it introduces the regulatory requirements for alternative business structures, which we intend to begin licensing in October 2011.
- Start—28 May 2010
- End—20 August 2010
- Status—CLOSED, Analysis of responses is in progress
Read moreThe architecture of change: the SRA's new Handbook
You are invited to take part in the debate about how we intend to transform the regulation of solicitors and the organisations in which they work.
We are planning to move towards outcomes-focused regulation in 2011, meaning that our work will concentrate more on the quality of what a solicitor is delivering to the client, than prescribing how they reached that stage.
- Start—20 January 2010
- End—6 March 2010
Read moreAchieving the right outcomes