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Legal Ethics

Legal Ethics (2nd edn)

Jonathan Herring
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date: 17 July 2024

p. 733. The regulation of the legal professionlocked

p. 733. The regulation of the legal professionlocked

  • Jonathan HerringJonathan HerringProfessor in Law at Exeter College, University of Oxford


This chapter considers who is allowed to become a solicitor or a barrister. It also considers what training they must have completed. The chapter goes on to examine the nature of the ethical guidance issued by the profession. There is discussion of the different ways in which the legal professions are regulated. The work of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA) and the Bar Standards Board (BSB) is explained.

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