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Question 8 Do you agree with our proposal to expand deeming in this way?

This consultation is running from 27 September until 20 December 2017.

After this consultation closes, our next steps will be to collate and analyse all the responses.

Question 6 What are your views on the policy position set out above to streamline character and suitability requirements, and to increase the flexibility of our assessment of character and suitability?

Question 7 Do you agree with our proposed transitional arrangements for anyone who has started along the path to qualification under the existing routes when the SQE comes into force?

We also decided that clients of solicitors working outside SRA regulated firms would not be able to make a claim on the Compensation Fund in any circumstances. The six distinct activities that Parliament has decided should only be provided by businesses that are regulated under the Legal Services Act 2007 3. Solicitors, Registered European Lawyers, Registered Foreign Lawyers 13.

Annex four to the phase one consultation document provides more detail on these principles. This is consistent with Government policy on approaches to regulation and a sign of current best regulatory practice - see also https://uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/550542/Prof_Christopher_Hodges_-_Ethics_for_5. Subject to an exception for administering oaths and statutory declarations under rule 10(2)(c)(ii) SRA Practice Framework Rules 2011 14.

Do you agree with our proposal that solicitors, RELs and RFLs should not be able to provide claims management services outside of LSA or CMR authorised firms (or equivalent)? We are keen to hear your views on our changes to our Handbook. Question 3 Do you agree with our proposal that solicitors, RELs and RFLs should not be able to provide immigration services outside of LSA or OISC-authorised firms?

Question 4 Do you agree with our proposal that solicitors, RELs and RFLs should not be able to provide claims management services outside of LSA or CMR-authorised firms (or equivalent)? Question 5 Do you agree with our proposal to allow individual self-employed solicitors to provide reserved legal services to the public subject to the stated safeguards?

Question 12 Do you agree with the proposed 28 day time limit to lodge all requests for internal review?

Question 13 Do you agree with our proposed approach to enforcement? After extensive consultation in phase one, we decided we could not require a firm we do not regulate to have professional indemnity insurance ('PII'). See the Looking to the future: better information, more choice consultation 12.

We will then decide what proposals we need to take forward.