SRA Consult on Publication of Solicitors Fees , Complaints Data and New Freelance Solicitors

The SRA have announced a pivotal consultation which amongst other things proposes :

  • A new Freelance Solicitor Category with lighter touch regulation
  • Allowing Newly qualified solicitors to run a legal practice
  • Proposals to require solicitors to publish their fees
  • Requiring Solicitors to publish on their websites their complaint histories

The proposals if fully implemented are likely to result in significant changes to the way firms and solicitors operate .

It is vital all members respond to this consultation and your society along with the Yorkshire Union will be seeking to make a response to the consultation based on your input .

The deadline for submissions is December . Access the SRA Page here https://www.sra.org.uk/sra/consultations.page