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Legal pressure prompts SRA “cold calling” u-turn

Pressure from the legal community just days after spotting the removal of “rule 7” in the SRA handbook, has prompted…

Lawyers bemused by SRA ban lift on cold calling

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has come under fire from solicitors after it was made known that their ban on…

SRA outline two biggest risks for law firms

The Solicitors Regulatory Authority). has confirmed the two biggest risks to UK lawyers as bogus law firms and money laundering.…

SRA name first non-lawyer Chairperson

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) named their new Chairperson yesterday and for the first time will be a non-lawyer appointment.…

SRA tell firms to ‘Innovate’ and ‘Diversify’ to survive.

Legal firms across the UK are being urged to innovate and diversify in order to survive the suffering legal market,…

SRA complaints handling improving

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has improved their handling of complaints according to The Independent Complaint Resolution Service (ICRS). During…

New Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) chief goes back to basics

The new chief executive of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has outlined a back-to-basics approach for the industry regulator, in one…

Senior Ministry of Justice official hints at personal injury inducements ban

The Head of Civil Litigation Funding and Costs for the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has hinted that the government may…

SRA launch referral fee ban investigations

The SRA has shown that they mean business when it comes to the regulation and enforcement of the referral fee…

SRA resisted ‘unbearable’ pressure to fast-track ABS applications

The Executive Director of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has revealed that the legal industry regulator was forced to resist…

SRA shift blame for firms not honouring spirit of referral fee ban

One of the leading figures in the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has insisted that they cannot be held responsible if…

SRA referral fee guidance extremely unhelpful says regulatory expert

Regulatory Expert Andrew Hopper QC has lashed out about the guidance offered by the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) on referral…

Solicitors Regulation Authority announce Townsend replacement

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that the current deputy chief executive of the General Medical Council, Paul Philip…

Legal Service Board tells the Society Regulation Authoriy and The Law Society to stop spats

Over the past few weeks there has been notable animosity between the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) and the Law Society;…

SRA accuses insurers of using Alternative Business Structures to protect income from referral fees

The SRA has accused the insurance industry of using ABSs to protect the income they made from the referral fee…

Personal injury sector to get referral checks from Solicitors Regulation Authority soon

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that they will visit personal injury firms in person to ensure that they…

Ban on CMC enticements sees thousands leave personal injury industry

The changes to the law that banned claims management companies (CMCs) from offering cash or gift enticements as well as…

LASPO hit North West personal injury firms hard

Research has revealed that North West legal firms have been hit hard by fee income drops since the introduction of…

SRA urged to rethink decision not to ban inducements by personal injury lawyers

The decision by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) not to follow the Claims Management Regulator Unit (CMRU) and ban inducements…

SRA decide not to ban PI firms from offering inducements to clients

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that they will not be banning personal injury (PI) firms across the UK…

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