- Wednesday, 24 September 2014
The Solicitors Regulation Authority has reined in its ambitions for massive internal powers to fine solicitors and ‘traditional’ law firms, applying to increase the current £2,000 limit to £10,000.
Tags: ABS, Alternative business structures, fining powers, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Alternative business structures, Latest news, Solicitors
- Wednesday, 12 February 2014
A consultation on a fresh attempt by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to increase its powers to fine law firms has closed with familiar battle lines drawn, with the Legal Services Board backing the move and the Law Society opposing it.
Tags: fining powers, Law Society, Legal Services Board, Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal, Solicitors Regulation Authority
Posted in Latest news, Legal Services Act, Legal Services Board, News
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SDLT is not stamp duty. This is something I have to say to firms too often. Whilst it has some of the same words in its name, it is not the former tax on property deeds that existed pre-December 2003.