The move, to be launched at the SRA’s board meeting in Birmingham today, will result in a policy statement and decision-making framework for the regulator’s staff.
According to papers published ahead of the meeting, external consultants will run a survey on standards with a “representative sample” of the profession this month and next.
The SRA said that from October 2015 to January 2016 it would run a full consultation on its draft policy statement and framework.
“This will be supported by a series of events around the country, some in conjunction with local and regional law societies.”
The SRA said it would also seek the views of the public and consumers on professional standards through a “range of avenues”, including by working with Citizens Advice.
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