Solicitors to be freed from red tape for a ‘grown-up relationship’ with regulator – The Times

Posted March 31st, 2010 in news by sally

“The jargon is horrific but if — and it is a big if — you can get beyond that, the news is that solicitors are soon to enter a red tape-free world. The regulator, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), wants to move to an arms-length regulation. The authority avoids the phrase light touch — but that is what it is. Firms are to be allowed, in essence, to regulate themselves.”

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The Times, 30th March 2010