Following a two-year period of consultation and engagement, the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that the introduction of a new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) will be implemented no sooner than September 2020.
The SRA are again consulting on the process, although the consultation closes in less than a week - 26 July - so if you wish to respond you'll need to act fast. The consultation documents can be found here.
The Law Society has produced a briefing document to provide a broad summary of the SQE, describing key points to be aware of in this latest consultation. The briefing is available here.
The Law Society Gazette has reported on various concerns about the new SQE: