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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…

Motor insurers ‘reluctant’ to pass on whiplash savings

If the Government needed a big enough reason to draw a line over proposed whiplash reforms, there should be no…

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 to Bring in Comparison Tool to Improve Diversity

The SRA are hoping to take giant steps towards improving diversity within the legal profession by rolling out a new…

Government Proceeds with PI Inducements Ban

The Government has proceeded with implementing a ban on Personal Injury firms offering inducements to clients, inserting a new clause…

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,…

MoJ announce ban on lawyer’s offering inducements

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has announced that they are to ban lawyers from offering inducements to potential clients in…

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…

MASS to continue to lead call for inducement ban

MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) will continue to back the campaign to ban legal firms from offering their services in…

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…

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