Tracey Calvert considers changes to the SRA’s Standards and Regulations related to the inappropriate treatment of others and fitness to practice

The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) consultation on changes to the Standards and Regulations, with proposals designed to clarify the regulator’s interest in health and wellbeing at work, closed on 27 May. Compliance professionals eagerly await news of the regulator’s next steps.

The proposals arise in connection with two topics which have created much work for the SRA and the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal – firstly, the inappropriate treatment of others by regulated individuals and within authorised law firms and, secondly, a solicitor’s fitness to practice and health issues which might affect this.

The SRA believes these rule changes will address issues associated both with toxic work...

Tracey Calvert
Director
Oakalls Consultancy Ltd

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