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SQE FLK2

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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FLK2

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 key elements of a freehold and/or leasehold residential or commercial property transaction.
  2. Investigation of a registered or an unregistered freehold and/or leasehold title.
  3. Pre-contract searches and enquiries undertaken when acquiring a freehold and/or leasehold property.
  4. Steps in progressing a freehold and/or leasehold property transaction to exchange of contracts.
  5. Pre-completion steps relevant to a freehold and/or leasehold property transaction.
  6. Completion and post-completion steps relevant to a freehold and/or leasehold property transaction including remedies for delayed completion.
  7. The grant and the assignment of a commercial lease and/or underlease.
  8. The key lease covenants in a commercial lease and the law relating to their breach.
  9. Security of tenure under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Part II.
  10. Taxation of property transactions through Stamp Duty Land Tax, Land Transaction Tax, Value Added Tax and Capital Gains Tax.

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 validity of a will and interpretation of the contents of a will. The distribution of testate, intestate and partially intestate estates.
  2. The law and practice in connection with an application for a grant of representation.
  3. The law and practice of Inheritance Tax in the context of lifetime gifts and transfers on death.
  4. The planning, management and progression of the administration of an estate including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
  5. The law and practice relating to personal representatives and trustees in the administration of estates and consequent trusts. The rights, powers and remedies of beneficiaries of wills and consequent trusts.

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. Transactions involving client money and money belonging to the authorised body.
  2. Operation of ledgers and bank accounts; the payment of interest.
  3. Breaches of the SRA Accounts Rules.
  4. Accounting entries required; bills; obtaining and delivery of accountants’ reports; obligations regarding record-keeping.

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. Registered and unregistered land.
  2. Freehold and leasehold estates, and legal and equitable interests in land.
  3. Landlord and tenant.
  4. Co-ownership.

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. Express and implied trusts.
  2. The fiduciary relationship.
  3. Trustees’ duties, powers and liability.
  4. Equitable remedies.

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 core principles of criminal liability including actus reus and mens rea, specific and general defences, and participation.
  2. The law, procedure and processes involved in advising a client at the police station.
  3. The law, procedure and processes involved in pre-trial considerations.
  4. The law, procedure and processes involved to meet the client’s objectives.
  5. The law, procedure and processes involved in magistrates’ court and Crown Court trials, including sentencing and appeals.