Start the LPC now or wait for the SQE?
What happens now?
What happens when the SQE is launched?
1) Complete Stage One (SQE1) and Stage Two (SQE2) of the SQE. These will cover similar areas to the GDL and LPC, respectively.
2) Complete two years of qualifying legal work experience (QWE) – this does not need to be achieved through the traditional training contract. What constitutes suitable qualifying work experience is varied and now includes:
Your two years of qualifying legal work experience (QWE) can occur before, during or after completing SQE Stage 1 and 2.