The latest news from Lawyer 2B about the Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE), also known as the ‘super-exam’. The SQE is set to be introduced in 2020 and will radically transform the legal education landscape.

Students who start a law degree before August 2020 (assuming the SQE is introduced on time) will be able to choose whether to train via the old route or do the SQE. The Solicitors Regulation Authority is preparing for a long period of transition.

Students who start a law degree after 2020 WILL have to go down the SQE route.

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Overseas law schools enter super-exam prep market with BARBRI tie-up

Three more overseas legal education providers are to offer prep courses for the new Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE). Spain’s IE Law School, Paris Dauphine – PSL University of France and Singapore-based Asia Bar Review have all partnered with BARBRI to offer the course to international students. US-founded BARBRI arrived in the UK some years ago […]