Is the SQE2 Hard?

is sqe2 hard

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) is the standard qualification process that you need to complete in order to qualify as a solicitor of England and Wales. The SQE consists of getting two years of qualifying work experience signed off, and passing the SQE1 (a 2-day 360-question multiple choice exam) and the SQE2 (a 5-day practical…

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Can I self-study for the SQE2? 

Can I self-study for the SQE2?

With the announcement of rising fees (see SRA notification here), and prep course providers often charging eye-watering fees, it comes as no surprise that an increased number of students are considering self-study. The short answer to the question to “can I self-study for the SQE2” is “yes”. The long answer is, it depends.  It is…

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How long does it take to complete the SQE2? 

how long does it take to study for the sqe2

One of the most asked questions I get from soon to be SQE2 takers: how long does it realistically take to study for the SQE2?  And truth be told, there is not a simple answer and it depends on your personal circumstances.  I know people who wizzed through the material and revised for 2-4 weeks…

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SQE2 Study Approach

Congrats, you have survived the horrors of SQE1 and are now looking to what’s next: the SQE2. You may be thinking that preparation for the SQE2 will be less intense and just focused on legal skills. Not quite, unfortunately. The SQE2 is marked 50% on law and 50% on skills, therefore, unfortunately, you cannot completely…

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SQE1 Tips

sqe1 tips

If you are planning on sitting the SQE1 this January, you might be wondering what to focus on in the next few weeks and during the exam itself. Just by way of disclaimer, I did not sit the SQE1, however, I did sit and pass the QLTS MCT on my first attempt. The QLTS MCT…

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