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 autumn 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.
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This bulletin covers quality assuring the SQE assessments, new qualifying work experience Q&As and how to watch our upcoming and recent webinars.April 2020
This bulletin covers the updated SQE1 sample questions, along with some further analysis of the SQE1 pilot and how to get involved in our April webinarsMarch 2020
This bulletin covers changes to current course assessments due to coronavirus and our approach to assessing ethics under the SQE. We also tell you about the range of material on qualifying work experience, including common questions and how to let us know what extra support you need.February 2020
This bulletin covers qualifying work experience and assessing skills under the SQE, as well as how to get involved in our upcoming events and webinars.January 2020
This bulletin covers our recent SQE Conference, SQE1 sample questions and how you can get involved in our January events and webinars.