SRA attempts to clear up confusion over misconduct reporting amid rise in sexual harassment claims

Regulator launches consultation to clarify what - and when - law firms are required to report

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is attempting to clear up confusion over the reporting of misconduct, with a wide-ranging consultation aimed at clarifying what – and when – law firms are required to report.

The consultation follows what the SRA calls “widespread confusion” among firms over pinpointing exactly when they are required to report a potential breach – whether in its earliest stages, or only after firms have determined that regulatory misconduct has occurred.

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