Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007

This Practice note provides an overview of the Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007, which came into force on 1 July 2007 and applies to all solicitors practising in England and Wales.

The Code replaced the rules of professional conduct contained in the Solicitors Practice Rules 1990 with effect from 1 July 2007.

Note: The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Handbook, which is fully in force from 6 October 2011, replaces the Solicitors' Code of Conduct 2007. PLC has published the following Practice notes on the SRA handbook:


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