Rulebook changes to Probate withdrawal

Implications from ACCA’s withdrawal as approved regulator

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Amendments to Annex 1 and Appendix 4 of the Global Practising Regulations give effect to ACCA’s withdrawal from probate regulation in England and Wales and address concerns raised by the Legal Services Board about regulatory gaps.

Read the commentary on the changes, which take effect from 1 July 2022.

Find out more about our decision to withdraw from probate regulation at the end of 2021 and the implementation of a new pathway for legal services authorisation with CILEx Regulation.