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It’s happening – international lawyers in England and Wales will have a new route to become solicitors
The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will replace the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) and be open to qualified lawyers from all jurisdictions. The last sitting of the first part of the QLTS is in July 2021, and registration for that exam closes at 5pm UCT+1 on Tuesday 20 April 2021.
Revocation of five Belarusian lawyers' licences to practise
We have written to the authorities in Belarus with our concerns about the revocation of the licenses to practise law of five Belarus lawyers who have been providing legal services to, among others, detained protestors and political opponents of the Belarus government.