SRA Authorisations

Consideration of the latest SRA position on authorisations

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Course Overview

This topical course is an introductory look at the latest authorisations position from the SRA; including the regulations that sit behind the new SRA Regulated Independent Solicitors (freelance solicitors), and the intended position of the SRA with RELs and RFLs post-Brexit.

With a reminder of the content of the renewal, this course will also introduce the reasoning behind imposing conditions, and concepts of firm closure – from orderly to intervention.

During this session, compliance consultant and director of Hone Limited Katie Jackson will discuss the following:
  •  Practising certificate and firm renewals
  •  Freelance solicitors
  •  Conditions
  •  Firm closures
  •  Brexit, and the latest position on RELs and RFLs

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinar, review the supporting documentation and complete the short quiz to test your legal knowledge
  • This course provides 1 CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Be up to date with SRA thinking re authorisations and RELs and RFLs post-Brexit
  • • Have considered the position re practising certificate and firm renewals and feel confident when undertaking this process

What is the target audience?

About Instructor - Katie Jackson

Katie Jackson is a consultant specialising in law firm compliance and regulation. A former Inspector for the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, Katie led and managed inspections of some of the largest conveyancing practices in the country. Prior to working for the CLC, Katie spent a number of years working in various inspection and policy roles for the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and Legal Services Commission.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Webinar

Supporting Documentation

  • Notes
    13 Page
  • Slides
    26 Page
  • FAQs
    5 Page


  • Quiz


  • Price
  • £ 100