SRA responds to LSB Statement of Policy on ongoing competence  

The UK Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has published a progress report and action plan on the steps it is taking to make sure that solicitors comply with their responsibilities. The report has been issued in response to the Legal Services Board’s (LSB) July 2022 Statement of Policy on the ongoing competence of legal professionals.

The LSB’s statutory Statement of Policy, which was published on 28 July 2022, details the outcomes that legal services regulators are required to meet to ensure that lawyers and solicitors have the necessary skills and knowledge, attributes and behaviours, in order to provide quality legal services.   

The SRA’s progress report sets out the action it has taken to me...

Sophie Cameron
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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