English and Welsh solicitors are now eligible to register and practice UK and public international law in Luxembourg. On 29 June, the Luxembourg parliament passed a bill, implementing article 194 of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), turning it into law. Read more
Starting from September 2023, the SQE1 fee will rise from £1,622 to £1,798, and the SQE2 fee will increase from £2,493 to £2,766 (an 11% overall increase). This adjustment is in response to inflation.
On 14 March 2023, the SRA released the results for the January 2023 SQE1 sitting. There were 3031 candidates who sat both parts of SQE1 (FLK1 and FLK2), with an overall pass rate of 54 per cent.
On 20-22 March 2019, the SRA held the SQE1 pilot assessments. Conducted over the period of 3 days, the pilot was undertaken by 316 participants. Most locations for the assessment were in the UK (44), with the other two situated in Singapore (1) and France (1). The pilot included a multiple-choice test and legal research […]
The SQE2 pilot was carried out in December 2019 in 2 London-based locations for the oral mocks, and in 29 Pearson Virtual University Enterprises in England and Wales for the written tests. The 4-day assessment was completed by 167 candidates – who in addition to the practical legal skills test, were offered 120 multiple-choice questions.