The SRA will be launching its new set of Standards and Regulations (“StaRs”) on 25 November 2019. Over the next few weeks, our blog series will share our insight into some of the more interesting aspects of the StaRs, including looking at the more subtle changes, in relation to underlying policy and overall regulatory approach.
SRA Standards and Regulations – what you need to know
31 October 2019
It’s not the SRA that protects the public from rogue solicitors and law firms. It is the ethical choices underpinning the millions of decisions made by lawyers every day when no one is looking. Ethics is personal and while the SRA can set standards, guide conduct and provide the right framework and enforce robustly, it cannot watch over everyone all the time. Nor should it.