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Survey shows hundreds of code of conduct breaches

PUBLISHED March 2, 2012

Regulators have discovered hundreds of potential breaches of the new code of conduct during visits to law firms.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority says it found a lack of understanding of the code during its survey of 200 firms carried out before the new code?s release in October 2011. More than 170 breaches were found of the rule insisting that clients receive the best possible information at all times about the likely costs of their matter.

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