The reports review the first year of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published three annual reports on 16 March, assessing the first year of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). According to the SRA, the overall implementation of the new assessment has gone well.

The SQE assessment provider, Kaplan, has provided an annual review of the SQE for 2021/22, which sheds light on some emerging trends, but states that firm conclusions cannot be drawn until there is more data. The two other reports are a quality assurance report and a summary of the initial feedback from candidates, training providers and law firms. The reports cover the first year of assessments, in which there were three sittings: two for SQE1, which tests candidates' legal knowledge, a...

Sophie Cameron
News Editor
Solicitors Journal

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