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List of all Regulations

Accounts

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Anti-Money Laundering

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Children Order Panel

Client Communications

Provision of Services Regulations 2009

Compensation Funds Regulations

Education, Admission and Training

EU/Cross Border

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Financial Services

(Members are advised to visit www.fsa.gov.uk/register/home.do)

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Insolvency

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Practising Certificate

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Practice

The core regulations made pursuant to the power granted to the Law Society are:

The Solicitors' Practice Regulations 1987 provides the standards to which solicitors must work as solicitors admitted in Northern Ireland.

In 2011 the regulations were updated.

On the 20th May 2013, the Society introduced the Solicitors’ Practice (Amendment) Regulations 2013, with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice.

They were introduced to address the issue of the payment of referral fees by solicitors in Northern Ireland, within the legislative and regulatory framework here.

In June 2013 an updated and consolidated version of the 1987 Practice Regulations to take account of the 2011 and 2013 Practice Amendment Regulations.

In addition there are a number of core regulations which govern the practice of solicitors in Northern Ireland and their relationship and duties to their clients. These include:

Acquisition of practices; papers and interests therein

Advertising and Marketing

Claims handling and contingency fees

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Conflict of interest in conveyancing

Core values

Home Charter

Incorporated Practices/LLPs

Professional Conduct

Property selling

Referral Fees

On the 20th May 2013, the Society introduced the Solicitors’ Practice (Amendment) Regulations 2013, with the approval of the Lord Chief Justice.

They were introduced to address the issue of the payment of referral fees by solicitors in Northern Ireland, within the legislative and regulatory framework here.

Replies to Society correspondence

Supervision to practice

Professional Indemnity Insurance and Compensation Fund

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