A CAREER AT THE BAR? PUPILLAGE AND APPLICATIONS

As you progress through your degree, you will have a fairly good idea of whether a career as a practising lawyer appeals to you. The choice then becomes which branch of the profession.  It is essential that during your degree you experience both sides, if only to eliminate one and to underline your preference for … More A CAREER AT THE BAR? PUPILLAGE AND APPLICATIONS

The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – Updated June 2020

In 2021 the route to qualifying as a solicitor will change with the introduction of the new SQE exam.  Under the new system you’ll need 4 things to qualify: a degree (any subject) or equivalent; pass stages 1 and 2 of the SQE: SQE1 focuses on legal knowledge; SQE2 on practical legal skills (SQE1 must … More The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) – Updated June 2020