Period of recognised training

September 2021

You can only qualify through this route if you meet our transitional requirements.

If you do not meet these, you will need to qualify under the SQE.

A period of recognised training (often known as a training contract) gives individuals supervised experience in legal practice. This is the final stage of the process of qualification as a solicitor where they refine and develop their professional skills they will need to practice.

Trainees can qualify as a solicitor under one of the following set of regulations:

For more information, please take a look at our information for trainees or authorised training providers.