In the latest news concerning the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), it has been announced that education giant Kaplan will be the assessment organisation that develops and delivers the new ‘super exam’.
In spite of considerable hostility from the profession and legal education providers, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) announced today (25 April) that its planned Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), dubbed 'the super exam', is going ahead.
The single, centrally-set examination will come in to use from September 2020, one year later than the SRA had originally planned to release it. This will replace the existing requirements for trainee solicitors to take the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) for non-law graduates.
Fieldfisher is advising the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) on the contractual agreements for the provider which will eventually assist the SRA in delivering the new Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE), also known as 'the super-exam.'
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) this week opened to tender its search for an assessment provider to deliver the new Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE), also known as the ‘super-exam.’
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