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SQE Fees Increase

https://sqe.sra.org.uk/news-item/2022/04/05/an-update-on-sqe-fees-and-using-sqe2-as-an-alternative-to-the-qlts-osce SQE fees The SRA has agreed an increase in the candidate fee for the SQE assessment. Across the two exams this means SQE1 will go up from £1,558 to £1,622 and SQE2 from £2,422 to £2,493 (overall increase of 3.4%). This fee rise will come into effect for anyone booking to take the SQE2 [...]

By |2022-04-05T16:36:58+01:00April 5th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Choosing an SQE training provider

https://www.sra.org.uk/become-solicitor/sqe/training-provider-list/choosing-sqe-training-provider/ Key things to consider The training you choose covers all of the topics tested in the SQE1 and/or SQE2 assessments. Find out more in What is the training content. The training suits your: circumstances, including work and family commitments learning and career goals – for example, are there particular areas of law that you would like to [...]

By |2022-03-15T18:23:54+00:00March 15th, 2022|SQE1 News|0 Comments

Health and Care Bill

https://bills.parliament.uk/bills/3022 Health and Care Bill Report stage – a chance to closely scrutinise elements of the bill and make changes – continued on 7 March. Amendments discussed covered clauses 80, 92, 98, 151, 155 156, 166 and 164 of the Bill. A fourth day of report stage is scheduled for 16 Marc

By |2022-03-12T13:57:05+00:00March 12th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What Are the Key Differences Between the LPC and SQE?

https://www.thelawyerportal.com/blog/lpc-vs-sqe-fact-file/ Entry Requirements As mentioned above, with the LPC, students will need to have graduated with an LLB or taken the GDL or a Postgraduate Diploma in Law. The SQE has opened the doors for students from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines to qualify as a solicitor. You’ll need a UK undergraduate degree, or [...]

By |2022-03-11T11:39:17+00:00March 11th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Much Do Solicitors Earn

https://www.thelegists.co.uk/how-much-do-solicitors-earn Many prospective lawyers choose to qualify as a solicitor as they see it as an exciting career path that is also very lucrative, however the costs of qualification are also very high making many prospective lawyers intrigued in how much solicitors earn. This article will lay all out and explain this. A solicitor’s salary [...]

By |2022-03-10T19:53:20+00:00March 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

What does a typical family lawyer’s career path look like?

https://jobs.lawgazette.co.uk/article/what-does-a-typical-family-lawyer-s-career-path-look-like- If you’re a practising solicitor who is considering a move into family law, you might wonder what a typical family lawyer’s career looks like. Of course, as the effects of the pandemic and digital transformation continue to change the legal landscape, “typical” careers are becoming increasingly rare, as solicitors make the move into consultant [...]

By |2022-03-10T19:49:51+00:00March 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

The Law Society – Becoming a solicitor

https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/career-advice/becoming-a-solicitor Skills You need to be determined and motivated to succeed as a solicitor. A legal career demands: intellectual ability – the law is complex flexibility – no two days are the same commitment – training requires significant effort and resource strong oral and written communication skills A strong academic background is important, but employers [...]

By |2022-03-10T19:46:10+00:00March 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Solicitor career path

https://www.lawcareers.net/Solicitors/CareerPath Although the SRA will continue to recognise the LPC until as late as 2032, candidates won’t necessarily have that long to qualify while avoiding the SQE. The training committee of the City of London Law Society, which represents City firms, has said that firms are unlikely to want to run two separate qualification systems [...]

By |2022-03-10T19:44:00+00:00March 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

LawCareers.net

LawCareers.Net (LCN) is a comprehensive, one-stop, authoritative online resource for you – our future lawyers – and those who recruit you. The site contains several key elements, including: all the information you need to become a lawyer; comprehensive directories of employers and legal educators so you can find the firm and course that suit you [...]

By |2022-03-10T19:40:59+00:00March 10th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Civic Engagement Sheet Information, Contacts and Web-sites

This sheet contains details of some of the numerous opportunities available for students to become involved in civic engagement activities.  The majority are statutory based and, as such, involve functions and responsibilities governed by law.  Though many appointments require no specific qualifications, training, etc. an essential pre-requisite for all these positions is a real interest/passion [...]

By |2022-03-07T20:14:55+00:00March 7th, 2022|Uncategorised|0 Comments
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