Anthony Armitage reviews the SRA’s evolving guidance on SLAPPS and solicitors' duties

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published new guidance on Conduct in Disputes in March 2022. It had a positive reception across the profession and it was endorsed by the government in its Call for Evidence on SLAPPs (Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation). The guidance has been cited frequently since then in the context of ongoing cases and it is the foundation of the SRA’s latest warning notice on SLAPPs issued last November.

The previous guidance called Balancing ...

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