New solicitor qualification regime approved in England and Wales

The SRA’s new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) has been formally approved by the  Legal Services Board (LSB).  The new examination will be officially introduced in September 2021, with the first assessments for SQE1, the first part of the qualification, taking place in November 2021, and the first assessments for SQE2 taking place in April 2022….