theycantdothat wrote:miner wrote:And the SRA's "answer" is likely to be along the lines of "It is up to the solicitor's professional judgement". Let's see if I am right.
So what is the solution?
In the several years I've had the misfortune to have had to be dealing with that bunch of shysters, I regret that I haven't found one.
The SRA needs to be completely disbanded, not tweaked, and an entirely and truly independent Regulator established which has no connection whatsoever with the Law Society.
The SRA is not fit for purpose, and never has been. It's merely an arm - effectively a subsidiary of - the Law Society.
Self-Regulation does not work - anywhere - and it is a privilege with is routinely abused by regulatory bodies enjoying such a privilege. Having dealt with a number of self-regualtory bodies over the years, in my opinion the Solicitors Regulation Authority - the SRA - is by far the very worst example of them.