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What is the Solicitors Qualifying Exam?

What is the Solicitors Qualifying Exam?

The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), which will come into force in September 2021, is the new assessment that all individuals must qualify as solicitors in England and Wales.  The SQE has been proposed in light of the recent changes made to the qualification...

An insight into the career of an immigration solicitor

An insight into the career of an immigration solicitor

Introducing Faysal  We recently caught up with Faysal Yaqoob, an immigration solicitor at Fountain Solicitors’ busy Manchester office. Fountain Solicitors are a national firm of solicitors with offices in Walsall, Newport, Birmingham and Manchester specialising in a...

Trainee and newly qualified solicitor salaries for UK law firms

Trainee and newly qualified solicitor salaries for UK law firms

The reasons why many choose to take a solicitor career path are that it is a respected and exciting profession, highly rewarding, and with great career progression opportunities. However, that’s not all. Becoming a solicitor comes with an idea of more than...

What it is like to complete the BPTC

What it is like to complete the BPTC

Introducing Miroslava Miroslava Dimitrova is a Legal Solutions Specialist at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, who undertook the Bar Professional Training Course. We recently caught up with Miroslava, who kindly shared with us an overview of what it was like to complete...

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