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Solicitors Regulation Authority

Identification number in the register: 47463686644-34
Registration date: 12/09/2011 11:31:49

The information on this entity was last modified on: 13/04/2016 10:53:54
The date of the last annual update was: 13/04/2016 10:53:54
Next update due latest on: 13/04/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Solicitors Regulation Authority


Regulatory arm of the Law Society of England and Wales

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Other organisations

    Contact details

Wharfside Street, 196 The Cube
Birmingham B1 1RN


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Paul Philip

Chief Executive

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Julia Bateman

Head of Brussels Office

    Goals / remit

The SRA is the independent regulatory body of the Law Society of England and Wales. We do not represent solicitors but regulate organisations and individuals providing legal services including solicitors, law firms and their employees, and other lawyers working with them. We act in the public interest to set, promote and secure the standards of professional behaviour and performance, and we aim to ensure consumers receive a good standard of service and that the rule of law is upheld.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Consultations and regulatory approach covering international considerations

policy development







We are interested in a wide range of lobbying and consultation opportunities. One of our main focuses is on issues impacting the delivery of legal services across England and Wales and within other European / international jurisdictions, human rights issues, national justice systems, and consumer interest issues.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 2



The SRA's policy team are engaged in standard-setting for all aspects of legal practice falling within our regulaotry remit.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks

    Membership and affiliation

    Financial data

03/2014  -  03/2015

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.