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SRA Issue firm with 2,000 pound fine for breach of Transparency Rules on their website!

On 18th November 2020, I wrote a news article reminding firms that the SRA were actively monitoring compliance and setting out the information etc. that needed to be on your website.

https://cpm21.co.uk/Latest-News-from-CPM21-:-Professional-Management-by-Lawyers-for-Lawyers-in-the-UK/website-or-no-website-the-sra-is-calling

As can be seen from the following article one firm has been rebuked and the other fined £2K. Both were also ordered to pay £300 in costs.

https://www.lawgazette.co.uk/news/sra-transparency-clampdown-begins-with-action-against-two-firms/5107017.article?utm_source=gazette_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=SDT+drops+A%26O+partner+case+%7c+First+transparency+fine+%7c+Bail+reform_01%2f14%2f2021

Many firms will be struggling to survive in the current economic situation so you would be well advised to check whether your website is fully compliant with the SRA Transparency Rules.

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