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CPD Points:
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Due to the difference in guidelines between the SRA and the Bar Standards Board, CPD points are awarded differently for Solicitors, Barristers and Legal Executives:

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Regulated by the Bar Standards Board:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 accredited CPD point (60 minutes)

Regulated by ILEX:
Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
Listen only, gain ½ a CPD point (30 minutes)

Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

The primary source is obviously the rules themselves, but this CPDcast aims to provide a summary of the rules, which is the minimum a solicitor should know. Listeners will be informed about the different accounts which must be maintained, exactly what money can be paid into and withdrawn from each type of account and it will cover the corresponding records which must be kept.

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the core principles which must be followed ;
  • Know the categories of monies dealt with by the rules ;
  • Understand where client money may be kept and the circumstances in which it may be withdrawn ;
  • Understand the rules relating to interest on these accounts ;
  • Know the rules regarding accountants and their reports.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Sources and References:
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In this CPDcast Fiona Ball provides a summary of the Solicitors' Accounts Rules, which are the rules laid down by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to control the use of client money by solicitors.

THIS CPDCAST IS NOT ACCREDITED BY THE BAR STANDARDS BOARD

podcast added 30/04/10

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-08-30

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