Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) route
This information is for people qualifying though the SQE route. Find out more if you wish to qualify through the LPC route.
To qualify through the SQE route, you will need to:
- have a degree in any subject or equivalent level 6 qualification
- pass both stages of the SQE assessment
- two years' full-time (or equivalent) qualifying work experience
- pass our character and suitability requirements.
You can find out more on the SQE final design, and development, in our policy section.
If you are already a qualified lawyer, find out how you can become a solicitor through the SQE.
Pathways to qualification
Find your pathway to qualification and what you need to do next.