Qualify as a solicitor

Routes to qualify as a Solicitor

From September 2020 the routes to qualification as a solicitor are changing. The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) have announced the launch of the Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE), a new standardised assessment which all solicitors will be required to pass. Find out more about the SQE and if it will affect your study.


Courses at Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Law School has a long history of providing innovative legal education. We design and deliver high-quality courses that meet the needs of the legal profession and will continue to do so. We pride ourselves on courses that prepare our students for practice, with a focus on practical skills and opportunities for work-based learning. These changes will allow for further innovation and we will use our expertise to ensure that our curriculum is reflective of professional requirements.

Professor Janine Griffiths-Baker, Dean of Nottingham Law School, said: “It is an exciting time for legal education. As ever Nottingham Law School will embrace the regulatory changes and continue to develop innovative courses which meet the needs of our students and the profession.”

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