Pre-requisite to admission as a solicitor in England and Wales.
The core modules will be taught online in three separate block deliveries.
Tuesday 5th October to Wednesday 6th October 2021
The Core Modules delivered will comprise the content, structure and assessment required by the SRA for trainee solicitors as a pre-requisite to admission as a solicitor in England and Wales. In England and Wales trainee solicitors are not normally permitted to undertake the Client Care and Professional Standards module until they have completed at least six months of their training contract.
Thursday 7th October, Friday 8th October and Monday 11th October 2021
There will be a 1 hour 30 minute examination prescribed by the SRA. The assessment must be passed to complete the module.
Tuesday 12th October to Thursday 14th October 2021
Persons who have been called to the Bar in England and Wales or have completed the Solicitors LPC.
A person successfully completing the course will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance once all three modules have been completed, which is one of three mandatory components for being called to the Bar or to being enrolled as a Solicitor in Gibraltar (after 1st July 2015). The Financial Business Skills exam must be passed to obtain a certificate.
This course is independently recognised by the Gibraltar Bar Council. The awarding body for this course is the University of Law. The University of Law and University of Gibraltar are the academic institution and, as such, the provider of the course and is not involved in determining who is eligible to practise law in Gibraltar. Enquiries on whether a person is eligible to practise law in Gibraltar can be made to the Registrar of the Supreme Court.
To be eligible for this course, candidates should hold a Law degree or a legal qualification such as CILEx level 6. If the student wishes to use the core modules as part of their application for admission as a solicitor in England and Wales, they must ensure that they have satisfied the SRA requirements for undertaking the PSC.
If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of competence in English which is acceptable to the University.
If you have any queries please complete the enquiry form below.