Pre-requisite to admission as a solicitor or barrister in Gibraltar.
Tuesday 12th September and Wednesday 13th September 2023
Thursday 14th September, Friday 15th September and Monday 18th September 2023
There will be a 1 hour 30 minute examination prescribed by the SRA. The assessment must be passed to complete the module.
Tuesday 19th , Wednesday 20th September and Thursday 21st September 2023
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.
Persons holding a law degree who have or are in the process of being called to the Bar in England and Wales, or have completed the Solicitors LPC, and wish to practise law in Gibraltar.
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 institutions and, as such, the provider of the course and examinations 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 are to be made to the Legal Services Regulatory Authority on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Applications have now closed for academic year 2023/2024. Please register your interest below for the next course.