SQE qualification

How to prepare for the SQE while working

February 5, 2021

The new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), which comes into effect in September 2021, is now less than a year away. Replacing the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC), which will be phased out, would-be lawyers and students are now turning their attentions to the finer details of the SQE. Hot topics […]

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Preparing for 2021, a new world of legal education

December 18, 2020

To say that 2020 has been a year of unprecedented change for the legal industry, still doesn’t seem to do justice to the huge amount of upheaval the sector has experienced during the past twelve months. When the pandemic descended at the start of the year, law firms had to quickly reassess their strategies for […]

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Solicitors Qualifying Exam: Top 10 Questions

September 10, 2020

Tracy Savage, BARBRI’s Academic Head of UK programmes, answers the top ten questions on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam. 1. How will the Solicitors Qualifying Exam change the process of becoming a solicitor? In short, the Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE) is the legal profession’s equivalent to the ‘big bang’. Also known as the ‘super-exam’, this much […]

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A guide for overseas lawyers dual qualifying in England & Wales

June 12, 2020

As we now live in a more interconnected way than ever before, with national borders no longer being a barrier to doing business across multiple countries and London unquestionably remaining a major hub for international commerce, lawyers who are admitted to practice overseas are likely to reap huge benefits by gaining a dual qualification as […]

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Global legal education provider BARBRI furthers commitment to SQE preparation with acquisition of Altior Consulting & Training from Kaplan

December 2, 2019

LONDON – Global legal education provider BARBRI is committed to delivering exceptional preparation for the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE), and in anticipation of the SQE’s inaugural administration in 2021, has acquired the entire assets of Kaplan Altior, a leading provider of the Professional Skills Course (PSC) for trainee solicitors. With the completion of the transaction, […]

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Victoria Cromwell Appointed to Law Society’s Education and Training Committee

October 21, 2019

By BARBRI BARBRI Head of SQE, Victoria Cromwell, has been appointed to the Law Society’s Education and Training Committee. Victoria is an English qualified solicitor with over 12 years’ experience in practice at Addleshaw Goddard and Linklaters, and as a professional support lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. After private practice, Victoria taught postgraduate law for […]

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