Tag: SRA

SQE students told to wait in ‘quiet area’ for 2.5 hours before exam

Aspiring lawyers may welcome extra revision time, says SRA

Apr 26 2024 10:57am

SRA issues warning over TikTok account impersonating supercar-loving lawfluencer

The real Akhmed Yakoob boasts over 175k followers

Apr 3 2024 8:09am

Solicitor offered friend a training contract that didn’t exist

And he's been struck off as a result

Nov 15 2023 9:27am

Super-regulator approves new rules to stamp out toxic law firm culture

New requirement to treat employees fairly, and for managers to challenge any unfair treatment

Apr 20 2023 12:25pm
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SRA chief asks ChatGPT what future holds for SQE — AI bot defers to regulator

Paul Philip confirms exams won't change in light of tech advances

Apr 17 2023 12:24pm

Ban for Irwin Mitchell call handler purporting to act as lawyer

Rachel Saunyama changed her email signature, removing all references to her proper job title

Apr 4 2023 11:32am
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51% of students pass latest SQE

Lowest success rate yet

Mar 29 2023 10:12am
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Report flags differences in SQE pass rates between white and BAME candidates

Plus exam fee increases on the way

Mar 16 2023 12:00pm
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Over 700 solicitors admitted through new SQE route

Five exams now taken place, SRA reveals

Jan 26 2023 9:30am

First speakers announced for LegalEdCon 2022

MoJ minister joins SRA education chief and magic circle training experts at Legal Cheek's annual in-person conference

Mar 28 2022 1:36pm
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SQE candidates unable to sit both exams this year

Students taking SQE1 in July will not have their results in time to sit SQE2 in October

Mar 1 2022 9:31am

Law firms could face action over ‘unreasonable’ lawyer workloads, SRA warns

Solicitors' watchdog says firms should do all they reasonably can to protect staff wellbeing

Feb 9 2022 11:01am

Big law firms lag behind on partner diversity, SRA reports

Outfits with 50+ partners have fewer BAME and female partners than smaller firms

Feb 3 2022 9:02am
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SRA education chief who turned ‘SQE from a concept into a reality’ to step down this summer

Julie Brannan set for long-planned retirement

Jan 25 2022 9:28am

Pandemic has little impact on LPC pass rates, stats show

Exam deferrals more than doubled

Jan 6 2022 11:51am
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First SQE exams get underway

SRA confirms students won't be tested on Covid laws

Nov 8 2021 10:44am

Solicitor apprenticeships jump 40% in one year

New pathway to qualification gains popularity as SQE roll-out nears

Jul 23 2021 10:48am