Qualify as a solicitor without a law degree

SQE Prep courses for non-law graduates

Discover our SQE Prep courses

When you don't come from a legal background, entering the legal industry can seem daunting. However, the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) has democratised entry to the profession, making it more accessible than ever before.

There’s no expectation to have a legal background to pursue this qualification route, and BARBRI provides flexible and comprehensive courses to help you prepare for the SQE with confidence.

Watch the video to learn how our non-law students prepare for the SQE exams with our courses.

Can I qualify if I don’t have a law degree?

The short answer is yes! While it is easy to compare yourself to other law students or graduates with some legal knowledge, the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) is a new assessment format and encompasses more subjects than the standard syllabus of a law degree. BARBRI has designed SQE Prep courses specifically for this new style of assessment drawing on years of experience in preparing students for both multiple-choice and practical assessments.

We know how difficult it is for non-lawyers and lawyers alike when they take the first step into becoming a solicitor so let us guide you through! Our courses have helped a variety of students successfully study for and pass legal exams, and our innovative Personal Study Plan (PSP) is tailored to meet the needs of everyone, regardless of their previous legal knowledge.

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Key Course Features

Extensive Experience

Years of experience in delivering bar preparation courses and a bank of thousands of multiple-choice questions to help you master the techniques and outcomes tested on the SQE1.

1:1 Learning Coaches

An excellent faculty of experienced solicitors and barristers well versed in delivering exam preparation courses.

Personal Study Plan

We use our AI system, the Intuitive Study Assistant and Coach (ISAAC), to create a bespoke Personal Study Plan (PSP) which adjusts to your progress and performance.

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Earn while you learn

One of the most common questions we get from students is how they’ll find enough time in their schedule to fit in studying for the SQE.

We know you're busy, so we've designed a course that's flexible and convenient, allowing you to balance work and family. Our Flexible 40-week SQE Prep course is powered by cutting edge AI technology, which means there are no more worries about what to study next. With our innovative Personal Study Plan powered by Intuitive Study Assistant and Coach (ISAAC) you'll always have a plan. 

Try out our course for free using the SQE Prep Preview. This handy tool will give you a taste of what we offer and how it could work with your schedule.

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Testimonials

"Thanks to the BARBRI prep course I passed the SQE 1 alongside my fulltime job and Ph.D. studies in law within the highest ranked candidates. The course provides all the necessary learning materials you will need to succeed. For me, the most helpful tool is the personal study plan. If you follow your learning plan, I have no doubt that you will pass at the first attempt as well. All you need to do is: Stay committed, stay focused and trust BARBRI."  

Magda Aref

"I studied for SQE1 with BARBRI and the Personal Study Plan(PSP) they have put in place is just exceptional. Half the burden of studying law is to plan for it, and with Barbri this is done for you, so all you need to do is commit, and stick to the plan."  

Ali Yaacoub

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