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Join a criminal legal aid focus group
In April and May 2021, the Independent Review of Criminal Legal Aid is running several focus groups to gather evidence on law firms’ operations, the impact of coronavirus and the experiences of women and BAME practitioners working in criminal legal aid.
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 UTC+1 on Tuesday 20 April 2021.