Our complex legal system offers a wide variety of career options and the legal profession has seen a steady rise in diverse job opportunities. If you choose to qualify as a solicitor, you become a member of the Law Society and you will be regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
The Law Society now represents more solicitors from diverse backgrounds than at any time in the profession’s history.
Find out more about solicitor entry trends.
Dates for 2019: 9 November 2019 Dates for 2020: 17 January, 6 February, 9 March, 20 April, 18 May, 15 June, 13 July, 15 September, 15 October, 4 November, 8 December Time: Appointments last for 45 minutes and will be scheduled from 9.30am to 6pm Cost: Free Location: Law Society, London or via telephone
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There are several ways to qualify as a solicitor without having a degree.
Once you've finished studying the foundations of legal knowledge, you must complete the legal practice course (LPC).
The final stage of qualifying to be a solicitor is passing the Professional Skills Course (PSC).
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We have awarded aspiring solicitors a coveted scholarship to complete their studies as part of our Diversity Access Scheme.
Timeframes and information for candidates, education providers and employers.
Assessment provider, sittings, order of assessments and results.
It is important that candidates consider taking an SQE preparation course.
The SQE will replace the Qualified Lawyers Transfer scheme, serving foreign qualified lawyers who wish to requalify in the UK>
The SQE will have two stages of assessments, SQE1 and SQE2.
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