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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. […]

How to Find OSCE Success (Ultimately) with BARBRI

Guest blogger Anna Hwang, Esq., a New York-based strict product liability attorney, shares about her experiences, and pitfalls, with QLTS prep courses and studying for the OSCE. I work with international clients and wanted to become dual-qualified in England and Wales in the event I should move to the U.K. with my British-born boyfriend. What […]

Should I take a QLTS Prep Course?

By Sarah Hutchinson, Managing Director, BARBRI International The QLTS is designed to test a candidate’s application of knowledge of the laws of England and Wales and various skills required to practise as an English solicitor. Because of this, the scope of the material for the QLTS exam is comprehensive and based on the standards expected […]

The SQE and What It Means for You

By Victoria Cromwell, Head of QLTS Prep by BARBRI The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has released further details regarding the new Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE). The transition to the SQE will mark the end of the Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme, or QLTS, the current route to admittance as a solicitor in England and Wales for […]