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Seminar 6 UpdateInformation
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SRA Competency C


In line with the SRA Handbook, solicitors are to have proper regard to their clients’ mental capacity or other vulnerability and a written complaints procedure which is responsive to the needs of individual clients, especially those who are vulnerable.

Compliance with such matters is a significant issue as more vulnerable adults seek legal advice regarding; financial planning, tax matters, divorce, litigation, conveyancing, wills, trusts and lasting powers of attorney. Being unaware of how to spot abuse, coercion or fraud leaves solicitors exposed to censure by the SRA.

What You Will Learn

This course will cover the following:

  • Compliance with SRA mandatory principles and client conduct
  • Working with clients with learning difficulties, their parents and carers
  • Handling Court of Protection cases with vulnerable clients
  • Managing discrimination under the Equality Act
  • Using abuse policies and checking for undue influence and coercion
  • Taking instructions from third parties and best interests decisions
  • Working with independent advocates
  • Implementing the Equality Act and the Human Rights Act
  • Conducting mediation and litigation on behalf of vulnerable clients

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