The qualification system for solicitors is changing. This page covers the current system, which will apply until autumn 2021, and during the 10-year transition period to 2031 if you're already on the path to qualifying. Find out more about future changes.
There are a number of routes you can take to become a solicitor.
To qualify as a solicitor, you must:
The vocational foundation includes:
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For more details on becoming a solicitor, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
This event offers advice and support to mature students aspiring to become solicitors, including advice to help you identify key skills that can be transferred to the legal profession.