Tag: Solicitors Qualifying Exam

Inside the new alternative law school backed by some of the profession’s biggest names

Ahead of LegalEdCon North on Thursday, College of Legal Practice CEO Giles Proctor outlines a vision for the SQE that is winning prominent admirers

Jan 28 2020 2:47pm

Outcry over LPC 30 years ago similar to SQE anxiety today, says BARBRI chief

Rather than being fazed by the super-exam, Sarah Hutchinson reckons the legal profession should view it as an exciting opportunity to improve education and training

Jan 28 2020 9:06am

SQE offers chance to create high quality courses where technology enhances learning, says Nottingham Law School head of department

Matthew J. Homewood sketches out vision for Solicitors Qualifying Exam preparation course that draws on university’s strength in teaching and research

Jan 22 2020 1:24pm

ULaw partners with quizzing app to give students flavour of SQE

Aspiring lawyers can tailor tests to target weaknesses

Dec 12 2019 8:48am

City law firm ‘consortium’ appoints BPP as SQE prep-course provider

Influential group's future trainees will sit super-exam from autumn 2022 -- a year after assessment's proposed introduction

Dec 3 2019 9:05am

The solicitor super-exam and the opportunities ahead for aspiring lawyers

Victoria Cromwell, head of SQE at BARBRI, discusses lawtech and legal education

Nov 12 2019 2:07pm

Super-exam pass rates could be higher than LPC, says boss of new SQE mega provider

Comments come after Linklaters training chief revealed fear that more magic circle rookies could fail SQE

Nov 1 2019 9:04am

‘My vision for the new solicitor super-exam’

Sarah Hutchinson, international managing director at BARBRI, discusses the future of legal education

Oct 24 2019 2:36pm

Junior lawyer numbers set to rocket following SQE roll-out, predicts Google-backed legal business chief

Super-exam also tipped as pro-diversity by legal entrepreneur

Jul 17 2019 11:09am

Why the SQE won’t change Russell Group law degrees

Ken Oliphant, head of Bristol University Law School, explains why he foresees only tweaks around the edges to the traditional LLB

May 20 2019 11:28am

Question mark remains over super-exam Welsh translation

Failure to do so may be unlawful, academic claims

May 17 2019 8:44am
SQE super-exam students solicitors

I was among the first to sit the SQE pilot — here’s what I thought

‘The MCQ format was very patronising and far too easy. It was like a dummies guide to the law!'

Apr 17 2019 8:35am

SRA loses another policy chief as solicitor super-exam looms

Richard Collins heads for the exit not long after predecessor

Mar 7 2019 1:43pm

Super-exam: ‘The SRA is replacing one gamble with a worse one’

Multiple-choice exams aren’t the most effective way of judging ability, argues Durham Law School dean

Dec 18 2018 10:34am

SRA launches Facebook page to help demystify solicitor super-exam

Regulator revealed last week SQE could cost up to £4,500

Nov 12 2018 9:04am

New solicitor super-exam ‘likely’ to cost between £3,000 – £4,500

But SRA delays implementation date until September 2021, one year later than previously proposed

Nov 8 2018 7:59am