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COVID-19, tech and the SQE — the top talking points from LegalEdCon 2020

Prominent figures from the world of law came together, virtually, to discuss how the impact of coronavirus and an increasing reliance on tech will shape the future of legal education and training, Sophie Currie reports

Jun 9 2020 12:45pm

CONFIRMED: This is what the new solicitor super-exam will look like

Two-part assessment to come into force from 1 September 2021 -- subject to LSB approval

Jun 8 2020 9:26am

You don’t have to do a training contract to be a lawyer

BARBRI’s Tracy Savage explains why the super-exam heralds a new era for flexible legal training

Jun 2 2020 1:47pm

How the pandemic will impact future lawyers

Four speakers from different corners of the legal profession share their insights

May 22 2020 1:51pm

How the UK’s first teaching law firm will prepare students for the SQE

Nottingham Law School’s Executive Dean Jenny Chapman on the role of clinical legal training in a super-exam world

May 19 2020 1:45pm

Super-exam questions to be checked for ‘cultural bias’ so BAME candidates not disadvantaged

Regulator plans to recruit diverse pool of question writers and assessors

May 19 2020 12:24pm

SQE latest: City Consortium’s non-law trainees will need to complete GDL-style conversion course

Exclusive: Influential group of six also hope future rookies will sit both parts of super-exam prior to starting TCs

May 19 2020 9:33am

How to create well-rounded lawyers of the future

Jo-Anne Pugh discusses BPP University Law School’s unique approach to the SQE and how it will prepare students for the assessments -- and for practice

May 7 2020 11:48am

City Law School to tempt law firms with ‘salad bar SQE’

James Catchpole, Associate Dean and LPC Director, is thinking creatively about changes to solicitor and barrister training

May 6 2020 12:21pm

Kennedys launches SQE-ready solicitor apprenticeship for graduates

New 30-month TC alternative enables trainees to earn while they learn

May 6 2020 10:15am

How tech is revolutionising the way law students learn

BARBRI’s Professor Samuel Farkas on what we can glean from the global training provider’s US model and how it will shape its SQE plans

May 5 2020 1:00pm

The SQE is just one part of a much bigger story

King’s College London’s Chris Howard shares his vision for the future of legal education

Apr 29 2020 1:20pm

How technology can help trainees in the new SQE world

The College of Legal Practice chief, Giles Proctor, sketches out a vision for the new super-exam that draws on the college’s strength in tech-based online learning

Apr 27 2020 2:15pm

Creating an SQE for the post COVID-19 world

Getting the balance right between online and face-to-face learning, while teaching practical skills in a way that accommodates new legal tech, will be crucial to a successful SQE, says ULaw’s Jill Howell-Williams

Apr 23 2020 12:58pm

No plans to delay SQE because of Covid-19, says regulator

SRA responds to Durham Law School chief’s call for super-exam to be postponed in light of pandemic

Apr 20 2020 9:28am

City law firms give insights into SQE plans

Legal Cheek-BARBRI super-exam survey results revealed

Apr 9 2020 10:30am

Don’t launch solicitor super-exam during a global pandemic

Durham Uni Law School chief urges regulator to postpone SQE

Apr 7 2020 10:43am

The 10 best legal social media users of 2020

Starring the 'vlawgers' and legal influencers bringing life to the law

Mar 24 2020 2:00pm

SRA dismisses call to disclose LPC provider pass rates

Junior Lawyers Division's plea comes after stats show law school success scores vary from 100% to 29%

Feb 24 2020 10:52am