Theatre 2 - sponsored by The Solicitors Regulation Authority

Wednesday 27th March

Thursday 28th March


11.00 - 11.45

Richard Williams - Solicitors Regulation Authority

Our transparency rules: update on implementation

Our transparency rules, including the need to publish prices for certain legal services, came into effect in December 2018. This session will offer a reminder of what the rules mean for your law firm and offer an update on progress since implementation.


12.00 - 12.45

Chris Handford - Solicitors Regulation Authority

Our new Standards and Regulations: what they mean for your firm

We are changing the way we regulate making our rules sharper, shorter and simpler. This session will explore what our new Standards and Regulations will mean for the profession, including the opportunities for you to work differently.


13.00 - 13.45

Richard Williams - Solicitors Regulation Authority

Continuing competence: update on implementation

In 2016, we changed our approach to how we make sure solicitors keep their knowledge and skills up to date and that they are competent to practice. This session will offer a refresher on our expectations and an update on implementation.


14.00 - 14.45

Panel of speakers, SRA - Solicitors Regulation Authority

From set up to succession: tips for running your firm


15.00 - 15.45

Colette Best - Solicitors Regulation Authority

Risk update: tackling money laundering

Money laundering is one of our priority risks for the legal sector. In this session, we will update on our regulatory approach, areas of risks, and the range of support we have produced to help law firms tackle the issue.