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New solicitor super-exam could cost between £3,000 – £4,500

Students will "likely" pay between £3,000 - £4,500 to sit the new solicitor super-exam, according to The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). As part of the update last week, a revised launch date was confirmed for September 2021 - a year later than was ...

70% of junior legal profession want to remain in the EU

71% of the junior end of the legal professions still want to remain a part of the EU, Legal Cheek reported after running an exclusive Brexit survey of over 839 law students and lawyers.   The next most popular version among respondents was a Canada-style...

New two-part version of the BPTC approved by regulator

A new two-part version of the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) could be ready as early as next year after the regulator approved a revised set of training rules. This comes after discussions to make the route to qualification as a barrister more...

A Career in Law Can Be More Flexible

Your job should fit within your lifestyle such that you get to choose when and where to work while at the same time earning some income. For a long time, a career in law was believed to involve long working hours, a lot of travelling to meet clients, and...

EU rules into UK law

Civil servants are working overtime to avoid a legal cliff edge after Brexit.   Currently, there are around 12,000 EU regulations in operation in the UK.   According to the BBC, the government plans to copy over the vast majority of them word-for-word into...

Salary Statistics: What’s the average salary for a career in Law?

The Office of National Statistics has released figures showing that those pursuing a career in law earn £15k over the national average.   For those in law the average salary is £50,078 per year, whereas the UK national average salary for full-time work...

SRA flexes authority to ensure solicitor honesty

The SRA are attempting to ensure honesty and integrity of law firms and their representatives, with the aim to provide a more transparent system for consumers.   The SRA made their intentions very clear by invoking the use of section 43 orders. The section...

The 2019 Chambers Most List goes live

The Legal Cheek has released its 2019 version of The Chambers Most List.   The definitive student guide includes everything you need to know about the leading chambers operating in the UK, including pupillage numbers, money, junior and QC stats, gender...

Simply Law partners with Yorkshire Law Society

We recently partnered up with Yorkshire Law Society, one of the oldest local law societies.   The Yorkshire Law Society traces its history back to 1786, where it was established during the reign of George III and the days of William Pitt "the Younger". It...

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