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Webinar: how to requalify as a solicitor through the QLTS

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The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is the fast track route for qualified foreign lawyers to re-qualify as solicitors of England and Wales.

The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is the fast track route for qualified foreign lawyers to re-qualify as solicitors of England and Wales.

The webinar provides a practical guide to the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme, including the tests involved and a personal perspective from a QLTS qualified solicitor.

 

Participate in this webinar and you will benefit from: 

  • understanding the advantages of dual qualification
  • examining the strength of English law
  • a detailed understanding of the assessments involved, information about the eligibility, the tests, application process and costs from the Solicitors Regulation Authority
  • a personal insight on the QLTS from a QLTS qualified solicitor

Why become QLTS qualified? 

  • As businesses become more international, they expect the same of their lawyers
  • Due to the international reach of English law, re-qualifying as a solicitor of England and Wales opens up a world of career opportunities
  • Most foreign lawyers are eligible for direct access to the QLTS assessments
  • QLTS has no experience or training contract requirement and does not make any distinction between lawyers who have their first qualification from a common law or a civil law jurisdiction

Participation is essential to: 

Overseas lawyers, and foreign lawyers interested in dual qualification

Speakers

  • Pat Mulvihill, Solicitors Regulation Authority 
  • Franceli Rossatto, Howard Kennedy LLP
  • James Shepherd, Law Society of England and Wales

Register at :http://cpdcentre.lawsociety.org.uk/course/7651/a-practical-guide-to-the-qualified-lawyers-transfer-scheme-(qlts)

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