SRA Authorisation Rules and New Firm Authorisation Webinar

On 28 July 2020 we held a free webinar to provide useful guidance for SRA authorised firms & individuals obtaining new firm authorisation.

Key Content

  • Key Authorisation rules all firms must be aware of
  • Changing entity
  • New firm authorisation
  • Alternative Business Structure (ABS) applications
  • Key forms to be aware of
  • Demonstrating compliance with the Standards and Regulations

Target Audience

This webinar is aimed at all SRA authorised firms and individuals looking to set up their own firm.


We are pleased to share the SRA Authorisation Rules and New Firm Authorisation Webinar Slides and FAQs with you.

Recorded Webinar

Please see a recording of the webinar below :


David Gilmore, Director, DG Legal

David has provided advice and assistance to hundreds of law firms and other legal organisations.  He delivers specialist consultancy and training on a wide range of topics including business management & strategy, tendering, compliance and quality assurance. In 2016 David was appointed as a Commissioner advising Lord Bach on policy relating to Justice and Legal Aid.

Rachel Lewis, Director of Authorisation, Contact Centre & Business Support Services, SRA

Rachel is a passionate believer in delivering customer-centric improvements that benefit the profession and public alike.  Under her leadership this has led to the average time taken for the SRA to authorise firms being reduced from 9 months to just 8 weeks, and improvements within the SRA contact centre being recognised at the UK Contact Centre Awards and Institute of Customer Service.

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