If you are a qualified Lawyer and are interested in training to be an English Solicitor then you can study for the QLTS (Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme). This is a two part exam, which you can sit in London. Whilst some providers offer distance learning courses we are offering classes for Lawyers based in Madrid.

Why Study with us?

Our courses are lead by English Solicitors and will take place from our offices in the centre of Madrid. Our first course will take place between 4 February and 16 March, each Monday and Wednesday evening between 8.00pm to 9.30pm for a total of 18 hours with a price of €450, with further courses to be announced in the new year. This course will cover the first 4 academic subjects required for the QLTS whilst at the same time developing the legal skills necessary to sit the exam. Our courses in the new year will build on this with a view to providing a complete course in order to sit the exam should you wish in June 2014.

In addition, we are able to provide:

1. Assistance on obtaining the necessary certificate of eligibility from the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority).
2. Advice on the best and most economic materials to enable you to prepare the exam.
3. An ongoing study plan

If you would like more information or to book the course, please contact us today on 912907842, by e-mail to info@learnenglish4law.com or by completing the form below.

Information on Exams

1. MCT Exam

The Multiple Choice Test (“MCT”) consists of 180 multiple choice questions. The assessment is divided into morning and afternoon periods of 3 hours each, with 90 questions in each period.

Each of the questions on the test is followed by 5 possible answers. Candidates should choose the best answer from the stated alternatives. Each question is designed to be answered by applying fundamental legal principles to the given fact patterns. Candidates should mark only 1 answer for each question. Multiple answers will not be counted. Marks are based on the number of questions answered correctly.

What subjects are covered?

The questions test the 11 outcomes in Part A of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Day One Outcomes and the 180 questions are divided roughly equally between each of these 11 Part A Day One Outcomes. Detailed subject matter outlines are provided by the Indicative Content of these Part A Day One Outcomes.

A1 Knowledge of the jurisdiction, authority and procedures of the legal institutions and professions that initiate, develop, interpret and apply the law of England and Wales and the European Union
A2 Knowledge of applicable constitutional law and judicial review processes
A3 Knowledge of the rules of professional conduct, including the SRA Accounts Rules
A4 Knowledge of the regulatory and fiscal frameworks within which business, legal and financial services transactions are conducted
A5 Understanding of Contract law
A6 Understanding of Torts
A7 Understanding of criminal law
A8 Understanding of property law
A9 Understanding of Equitable rights and obligations
A10 Understanding of Human Rights
A11 Understanding of the laws applicable to business structures and the concept of legal personality

2. The OSCE covers other legal skills, including:
Client interview and completion of attendance note/case analysis
Advocacy/oral presentation
Legal research
Legal writing
Legal drafting

These are evaluated within the context of the following areas of law: Business, Property and Probate, Civil and Criminal Litigation.

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