SRA Standards and Regulations

SRA Standards and Regulations

The SRA Standards and Regulations (STARs) include seven Principles and two short Codes of Conduct - “light touch” regulation but the burden of making the right decisions has increased.

Our SRA Standards & Regulations course covers everything law firm staff need to understand and comply with their obligations.

Who is it for?

Recommended for Solicitors, Registered European Lawyers, Registered Foreign Lawyers, COLP, COFA, compliance teams and anyone who needs to understand lawyers’ duties under the new SRA Standards and Regulations.

Course content

E-learning

E-learning overview

On 25 November 2019 the SRA Standards and Regulations replaced the SRA Handbook. There are now seven Principles instead of ten, and two codes of conduct, one for Individuals and one for Firms. 

Our Standards and Regulations e-learning course provides everything solicitors, and support staff, need to know to make sure they fully understand their obligations under the new regime.

Content

The SRA Standards and Regulations came into force in November 2019. Applying to all regulated law firms and solicitors, these Standards and Regulations replace the previous 2011 SRA Handbook.

Our training includes:

  • An overview of the new regime
  • The new Principles
  • The Code of Conduct for Individuals
  • The Code of Conduct for Law Firms
  • A Quiz on the new SRA standards

Outcomes

As a result of completing this course you will know:

  • The seven new Principles for solicitors and law firms
  • Your duties under the new Code for Individuals
  • Your firm’s duties under the new Code for Firms
  • What has changed from the old 2011 Solicitors’ Handbook
  • How the Solicitors Regulation Authority will enforce the new Standards and Regulations
  • Your reporting duties under the new regime

This SRA Standards and Regulations training will ensure that all employees of a regulated law firm will have knowledge of the standards, and so remain compliant in their activities.

Delegates

Solicitors, Registered European Lawyers, Registered Foreign Lawyers, COLP, COFA, compliance teams and anyone who needs to understand lawyers’ duties under the new SRA Standards and Regulations.

Duration

90 minutes

Testimonials

"Good - interactive exercises were engaging; time provided to think about the issues and discuss."
Hill Dickinson
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