Memoranda of understanding

Last updated 19 May 2017

To help clarify our role and functions in selected areas of regulatory activity, we have signed memoranda of understanding with other organisations.

For details, please see below.



Memorandum of Understanding between the GFSC and the SRA

May 2017

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Gibraltar Financial Services Commission

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 115K)

Memorandum of Understanding between CILEx Regulation and the SRA

February 2017

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • CILEx Regulation

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 92K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Legal Aid Agency and the SRA

October 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Legal Aid Agency

Download the memorandum (PDF 8 pages, 269K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Legal Ombudsman and the SRA

August 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Legal Ombudsman

Download the memorandum (PDF 5 pages, 143K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the CMR and the SRA

June 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Claims Management Regulation Unit

Download the memorandum (PDF 7 pages, 104K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the IFB and the SRA

June 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Insurance Fraud Bureau

Download the memorandum (PDF 8 pages, 116K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Gambling Commission and the SRA

June 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Gambling Commission

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 203K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the SFO and the SRA

June 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Serious Fraud Office

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 112K)

Operational Protocol for the Sharing and Disclosure of Information between the BSB and the SRA

February 2016

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Bar Standards Board

Download the protocol (PDF 6 pages, 124K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the HM Land Registry and the SRA

November 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Her Majesty's Land Registry

Download the memorandum (PDF 7 pages, 147K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the BSB and the SRA

October 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Bar Standards Board

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 142K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Information Commissioner and the SRA

October 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Information Commissioner

Download the memorandum (PDF 5 pages, 143K)

Memorandum of Understanding between RICS and the SRA

October 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 154K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the CLC and the SRA

September 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Council for Licensed Conveyancers

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 144K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the FCA and the SRA in the context of the statutory ban on the referral fees in personal injury cases set out in sections 56-60 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO)

September 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Financial Conduct Authority

Download the memorandum (PDF 10 pages, 78K)

Memorandum of Understanding between Regulator of Community Interest Companies and the SRA

April 2015

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Regulator of Community Interest Companies

Download the memorandum (PDF 8 pages, 168K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the JCIO and the SRA

May 2014

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Judicial Conduct Investigations Office

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 143K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the ACPO and the SRA

October 2013

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • The Association of Chief Police Officers of England and Wales

Download the memorandum (PDF 6 pages, 143K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the FCA and the SRA concerning exempt professional firms and authorised professional firms

March 2013

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Financial Conduct Authority

Download the memorandum (PDF 12 pages, 155K)

Memorandum of Understanding between HMRC and the SRA

January 2013

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs

Download the memorandum (PDF 7 pages, 158K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the OISC and the SRA

January 2013

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner

Download the memorandum (PDF 4 pages, 133K)

Licensed bodies as multi-disciplinary practices constituted as alternative business structures

May 2012

Signatories

  • Approved regulators

    • Solicitors Regulation Authority
    • Bar Standards Board, part of the Bar Council
    • Council for Licensed Conveyancers
    • ILEX Professional Standards Limited, part of the Institute of Legal Executives group
    • Patent Regulation Board (established by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) and the Trade Mark Regulation Board (established by the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys) (together, the Intellectual Property Regulation Board) each signing pursuant to clause 5 of the Delegation Agreement dated [2nd] December 2009
     
  • External regulatory/professional bodies

    • Financial Services Authority
    • The Law Society of Scotland
    • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
    • National Federation of Property Professionals
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales
    • Ministry of Justice acting as Claims Management Regulator
     

Download the memorandum (PDF 7 pages, 140K)

Memorandum of Understanding between the Pensions Regulator and the SRA

March 2012

Signatories

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • The Pensions Regulator

Download the memorandum (PDF 12 pages, 229K)

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