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SQE FLK1

The table below includes a downloadable SQE syllabus for each of the subject areas in PDF format. This will be a helpful guide for you as you study and revise the law in preparation for the SQE assessments.

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FLK1

Candidates are required to apply relevant core legal principles and rules to realistic client-based and ethical problems and situations in the following areas:

  1. Starting a new business through the vehicle of a company, partnership, LLP or as a sole trader.
  2. The management of a business and company decision making to ensure compliance with statutory and other legal requirements.
  3. The interests, rights, obligations and powers of stakeholders in a business.
  4. Financing a business.
  5. Taxation of a business and its stakeholders.
  6. The termination of a solvent business, corporate insolvency and personal bankruptcy.

Candidates are required to apply relevant core legal principles and rules to realistic client-based and ethical problems and situations in the following areas:

  1. Analysis of merits of claim or defence.
  2. Arbitration, mediation and litigation as an appropriate mechanism to resolve a dispute.
  3. Pre-action considerations and steps.
  4. Commencing, responding to or progressing a claim.
  5. Case management and any interim applications relevant to a claim.
  6. The evidence needed and disclosure steps required in commencing, responding to, progressing or defending a claim.
  7. Preparation of a case for a trial, the trial and any post trial steps.
  8. Procedures and processes relevant to costs involved in dispute resolution.

Candidates are required to apply relevant core legal principles and rules to realistic client-based and ethical problems and situations in the following areas:

  1. Existence/formation of a contract.
  2. Contents of a contract.
  3. Causation and remoteness.
  4. Vitiating elements.
  5. Discharge of contract and remedies.
  6. Unjust enrichment.

Candidates are required to apply relevant core legal principles and rules to realistic client-based and ethical problems and situations in the following areas:

  1. Negligence.
  2. Remedies and defences.
  3. Occupiers’ liability.
  4. Product liability.
  5. Nuisance and the rule in Rylands v Fletcher.

Candidates are required to apply relevant core legal principles and rules to realistic client-based and ethical problems and situations in the following areas:

  1. The Legal System of England and Wales and Sources of law.
  2. Constitutional and Administrative law and EU law.
  3. Legal services.