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How to Become a Lawyer in the UK

If you’re thinking about becoming a lawyer in the UK, you may assume that you can practise law anywhere in the United Kingdom. We so often refer to lawyers working in the UK as ‘UK lawyers’ that it’s an easy assumption to make. However, the question of how to become a lawyer in the UK […]

Supreme Court Plays Wild Card to Cash in Ghosh’s Dishonesty Chips

For the last 35 years, the criminal courts have relied on a two-part test established in the case of R v Ghosh [1982] QB 1053 to determine whether an individual had behaved dishonestly. The Ghosh test contains an objective and subjective limb. The first limb considers whether reasonable and honest people would characterise the defendant’s actions as dishonest. The second […]

Joint Statement regarding a Settlement Agreement between the Law Society of England and Wales and QLTS School

Law Society of England and Wales and QLTS School find a solution to concerns over tender process for training partnership. The Law Society conducted a tender process to appoint an exclusively endorsed training partner for a QLTS (Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme) preparation course in July 2017. In October 2017, QLTS School, advised by Elliot Lister […]

Important Updates to the MCT Course (April 2017)

An important update to the MCT course will be released next week, covering various aspects on Taxation and Business Law. We are planning to release a major update to the MCT course in April 2017 (about 30 pages), which will cover the new tax rates and allowances for the 2017-18 tax year which have been […]

Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments – Sunday, January 29, 2017

Live QLTS Webinar – Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 7.00pm – 8.00pm (GMT) Join Marc and the team at QLTS School and attend a free, hour-long webinar: “How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments”  The webinar will cover the following topics: • Why you should become a dual-qualified an English solicitor? • The structure of […]

Introducing 125 Mock Exams to the OSCE Preparation Course

The 125 OSCE Mock Exams will enhance aspiring English solicitors prepare for the QLTS OSCE, the second element of the QLTS assessments which fast-track international lawyers to qualification as English solicitors. The OSCE Mock Exams are accompanied with suggested solutions for self-assessment and cover all legal practice areas and skills tested on the OSCE assessment. […]

Why English Law Governs Most International Commercial Contracts

Parties to international contracts and cross-border transactions often choose the law of England and Wales (which we’ll call “English law” for short) as the governing law of the agreement. In fact, English law is the preferred governing law for business transactions worldwide, even those that don’t have any geographic connection with the UK. There are […]

QLTS Skills Online – an Innovative, Interactive and Enjoyable Online Tool to Prepare for the OSCE Assessment

Mastering the Five Skills in Order to Achieve Success on the Practical Assessment QLTS Skills Online is a great support tool for learning the skills required on the OSCE assessment, the second element of the QLTS. A short book available to view online which accompanies this online resource introduces candidates to the concepts behind the […]

‘Brexit’ – How Could it Impact Foreign Lawyers and the QLTS?

The unexpected has happened and the UK has voted to leave the European Union. This British Exit – known as ‘Brexit’ – has caused a lot of uncertainty and confusion both in the UK and around the world. You will hear different opinions on how this event will impact the world economy and the legal […]

QLTS School to Exhibit at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference in Washington D.C.

We are pleased to announce the attendance of QLTS School as an exhibitor at the International Bar Association (IBA) Annual Conference, which will take place in Washington D.C. from September 18, 2016 to September 23, 2016. The IBA Annual Conference is the world’s largest and most prestigious international gathering of lawyers. It is the premier […]