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This sample question and discussion of answer is an example of a legal writing assessment. This is a computer-based assessment.
You have 30 minutes to complete the task.
Professionalism and ethics will be core parts of SQE2. Questions on ethics will be pervasive throughout SQE2. Ethical issues will not be flagged. You will need to identify any ethical and professional conduct issues and exercise judgement to resolve them honestly and with integrity.
Please note that the sample questions are provided to give an indication of the type of tasks that you could be set. They do not represent all the material that will be covered in SQE2. Future questions may not take exactly the same format.
For further detail see the SQE2 Assessment Specification.
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