SQE

SQE assessments. What does it mean?

A person who intends to become a Solicitor in England and Wales must pass a centralised set of assessments, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (“SQE”). The Solicitors Regulation Authority introduces the SQE in 2021. Solicitors must meet the same high standard

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How will an SQE be assessed?

In a single assessment window before SQE 2 attempt, a Candidate must pass both parts of SQE 1: – FLK 1 – FLK 2 If the candidate fails any of the parts of the SQE1, then it must resit the

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What is a QWE?

Under the current route, a candidate needs to complete a minimum of two years’ Qualifying Work Experience (QWE) before qualifying as a solicitor. QWE is comparable to a training contract and can be completed at any point during the qualification

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What is an SQE?

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) includes two parts – SQE1 and SQE2. The SQE1 examines operating legal knowledge and tests the use of the law based on practical client-based scenarios in multiple-choice questions. There will be two multiple-choice papers of

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