The new SRA Standards and Regulations will allow solicitors to work in non-regulated practices, carrying the title ‘solicitor’. The handbook has been extensively re-written to provide a shorter set of rules, with less guidance and indicative behaviours. More will be left to the individual judgement of the solicitor, particularly those working alone in non-regulated practices.Read more
With the deadline fast approaching for firms to provide their diversity data to the SRA, Legal Eye are offering a support service to save law firms time and to ensure the data is returned correctly and on time.
In June all SRA-regulated firms will be required to collect, report and publish data about the diversity make-up of their workforce. Firms are now expected to do this on a bi-annual basis and the SRA has confirmed that it is acceptable to use a third party to assist with the exercise.
JC Lawyers has achieved the Legal Eye Quality Standard in recognition of its proactive and robust approach to risk management.Read more