The QLTS (Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme) has substituted QLTT (Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test) and welcomes applicants from all across the world for a course to qualification as a solicitor of England and Wales to lawyers from a wider range of jurisdictions than under the QLTT arrangements. Interested candidates are advised to register themselves for QLTS after going through all the details provided on its authorized web site- qlts.co.uk. Keep visiting this website for the latest notifications.
All applicants must be a qualified lawyer in a recognized Jurisdiction with satisfactory command on English and must have followed the full route to qualification in the recognized Jurisdiction. Apart from this, they must be eligible to practice as a qualified lawyer in their own Jurisdiction and have all the suitable and characteristics of a solicitor before applying.
How to Apply:
All Indian aspirants who accomplish the aforesaid eligibility criteria are supposed to fill the QLTS-2 form and remit an application fee worth GBP.200. Applicants need to download the prescribed application forms from the official site- qlts.co.uk and fill it precisely without any mistake. Incomplete forms may result in cancellation of registration. Once applicants are done will filling up of their forms, they are requested to send this completed form to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) accompanied with the prescribed fee and other vital documents in support of your academic and professional experience and qualifications. The procedure of issuing certificates might take around 1 to 4 months.
All aspirants require clearing the entire QLTS assessments within 5 year period as the QLTS Certificate of eligibility will be valid for 5 years only. Candidates are permitted to attempt only for 3 times at maximum during the validity of their certificate. However, the QLTT certificate of eligibility cannot be used instead of QLTS assessments.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), Information Services,
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street, Birmingham B1 1RN, UK
Tel: + 44 (0) 1527 504450