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SRA Principles


SRA mandatory principles Bates follow:

  • To uphold the rule of law and the proper administration of justice
  • Act with integrity
  • Not allow your independence to be compromised
  • Act in the best interests of each client
  • Provide a proper standard of service to your clients
  • Behave in a way that maintains the trust the public places in you and in the provision of legal services
  • Comply with legal and regulatory obligations and deal with regulators and ombudsmen in an open timely and co-operative manner
  • Run the business of carry out your role in the business effectively and in accordance with proper governance and sound financial and risk management principles
  • Run your business or carry out your role in the business in a way that encourages equality of opportunity and respect for diversity; and
  • Protect client money and assets