SQE Update

Welcome to SQE Update. The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will be a single, national licensing examination that all prospective solicitors will take before qualifying. This will be introduced on 1 September 2021.

As the SQE gets closer to implementation, we plan to publish regular updates. So this is the place to go to hear the latest about the development of the SQE and how you can get involved. This is aimed at people who are delivering legal education and training.  

SQE Update - July 2020

This bulletin covers the publication of the final SQE2 Assessment Specification, the fees for taking the SQE, and an update to the transitional arrangements for those taking law degrees or the Common Professional Examination. There is also a range of materials on diversity, including our final equality, diversity and inclusion risk assessment, the independent Bridge Group report, and a blog by our Director of Education and Training, Julie Brannan.

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