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Planning your next career move: what do you want to achieve?

The legal industry has a reputation for being highly competitive when it comes to securing a coveted training contract. However, for many lawyers, the real competition begins post qualification in the race to progress to senior associate and potentially make partner. With the recent pandemic turning the legal industry on its head and sector winners […]

Career lessons from Chris Jorgenson at BARBRI

We are living in uncertain times and competition levels in the legal sector worldwide seem to have risen higher than ever. It’s a profession which boasts many talented professionals – those who’ve worked hard and done well in school, made sacrifices to progress their career and are working to distinguish themselves. Law firms have the […]

Preparing for the QLTS exam – 5 things you need to know

The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is the qualification required by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) for international lawyers seeking to cross-qualify and practice law in England and Wales. In fact, 15% of all admissions to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales are through the QLTS and with the UK legal services industry […]

Why take the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme now?

The legal industry is becoming increasingly competitive worldwide, with firms proving to be even more selective about the professionals they choose to bring on board. As the sector prepares for the further globalisation of the legal industry, cross-qualification is becoming an important requirement for individuals looking to get ahead and firms who wish to expand […]

Preparing for the QLTS While Working

[ By Claire Flores , Senior Legal Manager, Americas, BARBRI International ] Preparing for the QLTS There is no single right way to simultaneously work and study when becoming dual-qualified as an English solicitor. Every individual is different. With that being said, I am happy to share my personal story of what it has been […]

HOW I PASSED THE QLTS ASSESSMENTS

By Chris Jorgenson, Head of International Bar Review – BARBRI International I am a U.S.-qualified lawyer who just recently found out I passed both assessments of the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS). I am now entitled to apply for admission to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales. Until I moved to England in […]

Solicitor: Internationalize Now to Make Life Easier Later

By Victoria Cromwell, Head of U.K. Programmes BARBRI International Solicitor Qualifications The introduction of the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE) in Autumn 2021 will mark the end of the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS), the current route to admittance as a solicitor in England and Wales for foreign-qualified lawyers. The SQE will introduce a common, […]

Internationalize Your Career: How to Differentiate, Become an English Solicitor within One Year

By Claire Flores, Senior Legal Manager, Americas BARBRI International Like many other attorneys, I have always had an interest in international and English law, but never knew about dual qualification as a solicitor. Fortunately, BARBRI revealed a straightforward path for U.S. attorneys like me to become solicitors in just one year through the Qualified Lawyers […]

Your 1:1 Study Guide is Ready to ‘Show You the Ropes’

By Anastasia Kalinina, Legal Coordinator, QLTS Prep by BARBRI You are making a sound investment in your legal career by taking the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) assessments. Way to go! You undoubtedly see the value in dual qualifying as a solicitor in one of the preferred legal jurisdictions for global trade and dispute resolution. […]