The Law Society has supported the move

The Legal Services Board (LSB) has today (26 August) approved an increase of £20 to the practising certificate fee (PC fee) for individual solicitors, meaning the cost of an individual practising certificate in 2022 – 2023 will be £286.

Solicitors in England and Wales are required to pay the PC fee each year. It is collected by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and is either paid for by individual solicitors or by firms on behalf of their staff.

Practising fees are used to pay statutory levies to the LSB, the Legal Ombudsman, the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal and Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision, and to fund representation by the Law Society, as well as the work of th...

Suzanne Townley
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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