Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) route

What you need to qualify through the SQE route:

Degree or equivalent

It can be in any subject or an equivalent level 6 qualification

Pass the SQE

You will need to pass both parts - SQE1 and SQE2

Work experience

You will need two years' full time or equivalent

Suitability

Pass our background checks and meet our suitability requirements

Qualified lawyers

Find out how to become a solicitor through the SQE if you are already a qualified lawyer.


SQE training options

See the different options available when studying for the SQE assessments.


Solicitor apprenticeship

Learn how you can become a solicitor through an apprenticeship.


Pathways to qualifications

Find your pathway to qualification and what you need to do next.


Q&A

Latest questions and answers.