Current applications


We will publish all applications under consideration, including information on current status.

Please note that it is the responsibility of the applicant to explicitly advise whether any information contained within the application is sensitive, and should therefore not be published.

Current applications:

Approved Regulator: 
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Application: 
Application to LSB for the approval of ammendments to the SRA’s Authorisation of Individuals regulatory arrangements related to the proposed introduction of a Solicitors Qualifying Examination

Start date for 28 day initial decision period: 
31 July 2020

Links to relevant documents: 

Milestones: 
Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

Decision: Under consideration


Approved Regulator: 
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Application: 
Application to LSB for the approval of changes to SRA regulatory arrangements in respect of immigration services

Start date for 28 day initial decision period: 
23 July 2020

Links to relevant documents: 

Milestones: 
Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

Decision: Under consideration


Approved Regulator: 
CILEx Regulation (CRL)

Application: 
Application to LSB for the approval of changes to CRL’s regulatory arrangements to provide an alternative route to obtaining practice rights.

Start date for 28 day initial decision period: 
21 July 2020

Links to relevant documents: 

Milestones: 
Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

Decision: Under consideration


Approved Regulator: 
CILEx Regulation (CRL)

Application: 
Application to LSB for the approval of changes to regulatory arrangements relating to CRL’s Exemptions Policy

Start date for 28 day initial decision period: 
21 July 2020

Links to relevant documents: 

Milestones: 
Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

Decision: Under consideration


Approved Regulator: 
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA)

Application: 
Application to LSB for the approval of changes to regulatory arrangements relating to the SRA’s Compensation Fund contribution.

Start date for 28 day initial decision period: 
16 July 2020

Links to relevant documents: 

Milestones: 
Initial decision period is 28 days and can be extended to 90 days upon issue of an extension notice.

Decision: Under consideration