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Statement of Solicitor Competence in SQE
The Statement of Solicitor Competence is a foundational document that defines the continuing competences required from all solicitors. This holistic approach sets out the standards for practising and using the title of solicitor in England and Wales....
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Ethics and Professional Conduct in SQE
In the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), candidates are evaluated not only on their legal knowledge but also on their ability to act ethically and in accordance with professional conduct standards. This includes a focus on the Solicitors Regul...
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Legal Authorities in SQE
In the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE), candidates are expected to navigate and apply legal authorities effectively. Legal authorities refer to case names, statutory provisions, or other legal references that encapsulate legal principles, are...
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Section 25 Notice
Under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, a Section 25 notice is a formal notice served by a landlord to a tenant in the context of business tenancies. It is a key element of the statutory process for terminating and renewing business leases.The notice...
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CPR Part 36
CPR Part 36 is a specific section within the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) in England and Wales that deals with offers to settle and the potential costs consequences of such offers. It is a crucial aspect of civil litigation and is designed to encourag...
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Sources and Application of Law in SQE
In the legal jurisdiction of England and Wales, the sources and application of law exhibit unique characteristics that candidates in the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) must comprehend and apply effectively. Although Wales does not constitute...
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Application of Legal Principles and Rules in SQE
The SQE (Solicitors Qualifying Examination) emphasises the practical application of legal knowledge through various question styles. The illustrations below provide an overview of the range of question styles used to assess candidates' functioning le...
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SQE Functioning Legal Knowledge
The SQE1 assessments focus on evaluating candidates' functioning legal knowledge, representing the depth and breadth of understanding required of a newly qualified solicitor in England and Wales. This entails the practical application of legal knowle...
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SQE1 Assessment Overview
The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) is a new assessment for individuals who wish to qualify as solicitors in England and Wales. The SQE1 is divided into two parts: Functioning Legal Knowledge 1 (FLK1) and Functioning Legal Knowledge 2 (FLK2)....
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Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Part II
Security of tenure under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Part II refers to the rights granted to business tenants in England and Wales, allowing them to remain in their commercial premises and renew their lease at the end of the contractual term, su...
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Offences Against the Person in SQE
Offences against the person refer to a range of criminal acts that involve causing harm or injury to another individual. These offences are typically categorised as crimes against the person, as they involve direct harm to an individual's physical or...
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How Negotiation Skills Are Assessed in SQE2?
Negotiation is an important skill that is incorporated into various assessments in SQE2. While there is no separate assessment called negotiation, it is assessed through different components such as interviews, attendance notes, legal analysis, case ...
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Practice Areas in SQE2
In the Solicitors Qualifying Examination Stage 2 (SQE2), the assessment of the practical legal skills is conducted in the context of various practice areas. Here is an explanation of how the practical legal skills are assessed in each practice area:C...
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Practical Legal Skills in SQE2
The Solicitors Qualifying Examination Stage 2, commonly abbreviated as SQE2, is the second part of the SQE, which is designed to assess your practical legal skills. While the specific details of the assessment format may vary, the following practical...
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Functional Legal Knowledge 2 (FLK2) in Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE)
The Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) is divided into SQE1 and SQE2. SQE1 is further divided into FLK1 and FLK2 which assess different sets of functional legal knowledge (FLK). Here is an overview of the topics in FLK2:Property Practice: Proper...
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