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Chris Handford

Chris Handford

Director of Regulatory Policy, SRA

As Director of Regulatory Policy, Chris is responsible for leading the SRA’s current programme of reforms designed to remove unnecessary regulation. He also oversees the SRA’s work on improving public access to legal services and allow flexibility for legal providers in how they structure and deliver their services. With more than 20 years’ experience in the legal service sector, Chris was previously Head of Research and Development at the Legal Services Board.