SRA Handbook

QLTS assessments

Version 21 of the Handbook was published on 6 December 2018. For more information, please click "History" above.

Regulation 3: QLTS assessments

3.1

We shall:

(a)

publish guidelines and outcomes in relation to the QLTS assessment,

(b)

validate and authorise the provision of the QLTS assessments by the assessment organisation, and

(c)

monitor the provision of the QLTS assessments by the assessment organisation.

3.2

Subject to regulation 3.4 below, international lawyers must pass all the QLTS assessments.

3.3

If you are a lawyer applying for admission pursuant to European Communities Directive 2005/36/EC or any legislation implementing the Directive in the UK, or any UK qualified lawyer, you may be required to pass one or more QLTS assessments, as we shall determine.

3.4

Any applicant who has passed the LPC is eligible to apply for an exemption from Part 1 of the QLTS assessments.

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