Assessment dates update

May 31, 2022


The January 2023 SQE1 assessments dates are now available.

SQE1 is made up of two parts:

  • Functioning Legal Knowledge 1, which takes place on 26 January 2023 and
  • Functioning Legal knowledge 2, which takes place on 30 January 2023.

These will take place at Pearson VUE locations in the UK and internationally.

Assessment booking is not yet open for this assessment so please do not try to book. It will open approximately 18 weeks before the assessment and we will update you in advance.


The exact dates for the October 2022 SQE2 are now available.

SQE2 Oral - First sitting
Dates: 24-25 October 2022
Locations: Kaplan Islington, Euston Square, Manchester, and Cardiff

SQE2 Oral - Second sitting
Dates: 26-27 October 2022
Locations: Kaplan Islington and Manchester

SQE2 Oral - Third sitting
Dates: 31 October - 1 November 2022
Locations: Kaplan Islington, Euston Square

SQE2 Written
Dates: 7-9 November 2022
Locations: Pearson VUE locations in the UK and internationally.

You are only required to attend one sitting of the oral assessment and you will be able to select which sitting when booking opens, subject to availability.

Assessment booking opens at 10am on 20 June 2022 and closes at 5pm on 19 September 2022.

Learn more: Dates and Locations

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