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SRA announces the long-awaited Competence Statement for solicitors

Apr 15 2015
After much anticipation, the SRA has finally announced the new Competence Statement for solicitors. This sets the standard expected of a solicitor. The statement recognises that requirements and expectations change depending on job role and context. It also recognises that competence develops, and that an individual may work ‘competently’ at many different levels, either at different stages of their career.