SQE2 sample questions

SQE2 is the second part of the SQE assessment and tests practical legal skills and functioning legal knowledge. You will take 16 assessments in SQE2. To pass SQE2 you will need to obtain the overall pass mark for SQE2.

We provide a range of sample questions to help you prepare for SQE2. The sample questions will also help education providers plan SQE training. These questions will help you understand the content and format of the assessment, as well as giving an idea of its level and breadth. We provide a discussion of the answer for each question so you can see what is expected of you when you sit your assessment.

The links below go to a summary of each question and answer, along with a PDF of the complete question, additional papers, and discussion of an answer.

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Ready to register for the SQE?

Create your personal SQE account and book your assessments.

Register for SQE 

Have you passed the SQE?

Find out what happens after passing the SQE and admission to the roll of solicitors.

Learn more