Solicitors’ regulator faces corporate rebellion – The Times

Posted February 26th, 2009 in law firms, news, Solicitors Regulation Authority by sally

“Do the big corporate law firms want to be policed alongside their high street counterparts? And is such dual regulation even possible? As two ends of the profession become increasingly differentiated, so the task of regulating both becomes harder. Now, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is facing a rebellion in the City, where leading global practices say that the two-year-old body cannot regulate the profession’s top end.”

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The Times, 26th February 2009