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Is a small solicitors firm (less than 4) regarded as an SME

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is a small solicitors firm (less than 4) regarded as an SME or individual under FCA rules
JA: Was this discussed with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: Lawyer
JA: Does the workplace operate with employees, freelancers, consultants, contractors or with unionised employees?
Customer: None of those
JA: Anything else you want the Lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ed Turner replied 8 days ago.

Hello. I am Ed, a Solicitor qualified in England & Wales with over a decade’s experience in the legal profession advising clients.

 

I specialise in Commercial Contracts, Business Transactions, Employment, Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury and Road Traffic Law and will be able to resolve your legal problem today.

Expert:  Ed Turner replied 8 days ago.

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) are the normal regulators of firms of solicitors and sole practitioners. Firms only have to be FCA if they are giving out advice on the purchase of financial services.

Expert:  Ed Turner replied 8 days ago.

I cannot find any authority for what the FCA would consider a "small" firm.