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Declaration - August 2021

Introduction

Welcome to the Transparency Rules declaration.  This declaration refers to your firm's compliance with the SRA Transparency Rules ('the Rules').This declaration will take around 10 minutes to complete. 

You are required to provide a response to all these questions.

This declaration is the responsibility of the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice ('COLP') to provide on behalf of the firm.

Failure to provide a response may be a breach of paragraph 3.3 of our Code of Conduct for Firms and 7.4 of our Code of Conduct for Individuals.

View a copy of the questions you will need to answer by clicking Preview questions.

To begin the declaration, click Next.

Your Details

Please provide your details

You will have to enter the following details:

  • Your First Name
  • Your Last Name
  • Your Email Address
  • Your Phone Number

This declaration must be provided by the COLP.

You will have to confirm the following:

  • I confirm I am the COLP.

Your Firm's Details

You must enter the following details and be asked to confirm the following:

  • What is your firm's name?
  • What is your firm's SRA ID?
  • Does your firm have a website?
  • Provide a link to the homepage of the website
  • Does the website display the SRA's digital badge?

Work areas

You can select multiple options from the following:

  • Conveyancing (residential)
  • Motoring offences (summary offences)
  • Probate (uncontested)
  • Immigration (excluding asylum)
  • Employment tribunals (unfair/wrongful dismissal)
  • Debt recovery (up to £100,000)
  • Licensing applications (business premises)

Costs & services information

You can select multiple options from the following:

  • Conveyancing (residential)
  • Motoring offences (summary only)
  • Probate
  • Immigration (excluding asylum)
  • Employment tribunals (unfair/wrongful dismissal)
  • Debt recovery (up to £100,000)
  • Licensing applications (business premises)

Complaints

You must confirm the following:

  • Is your website compliant with Rule 2.1 and provide information about the three complaints procedures?

Declaratory Statement

You must confirm the following:

  • I am the COLP at (your firm’s name), SRA ID number (your firm’s SRA ID number)
  • I confirm that the information I have given is correct, to the best of my knowledge and belief.