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Chris Kirk-Blythe, CEO of LBS Legal, said: “We welcome any genuine attempt by the SRA to reduce red tape, but when we see so many serious and urgent matters, such as investigations and authorisations work moving at glacial speed, we question whether the SRA really has the time and resource to devote to yet another policy paper and consultation.”
The SRA has been holding free events for solicitors to discuss the proposals for simplifying the regulation of its education and training framework. You can find out more about the Red Tape Initiative SRA Red Tape Initiative.
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The Law Society has issued a practice note about the risks to solicitors posed by this new legislation, which came into force on 30 September.
The SRA has urged all practices to check HM Treasury’s consolidated list of asset freeze targets, which lists designated persons subject to financial sanction under EU or UK legislation.
The practising certificate renewal period opened on Monday 2 October.
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