Full video: How to use new SQE pathways to qualify as a solicitor
BPP University Law School experts discuss the routes to qualification available under the new regime
Here is the full video for the fourth in the series of Legal Cheek’s SQE events with BPP University Law School.
The recent virtual event featured:
• Jonny Hurst, head of outreach and student recruitment at BPP University Law School and former City law firm partner
• Caroline Rayson, head of SQE programmes at BPP University Law School and former solicitor at Ashurstand Osborne Clarke
• Bruce Humphrey, head of legal apprenticeships at BPP University Law School and former solicitor at DLA Piper
• The event was chaired by Legal Cheek features editor, Aishah Hussain
The speakers explored six routes to qualification available under the new regime. They answered key questions including: the next steps for LPC graduates without training contracts, expectations for aspiring solicitors once they have completed SQE1, SQE2 and qualifying work experience (QWE), and the graduate and solicitor apprenticeships that are available under the SQE. Also explained was who is most suited to certain routes and the advantages and disadvantages of these.
Legal Cheek will be running ‘The SQE series’ with BPP University Law School over the next few months. The video of each session will be made available one month after each virtual event.
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