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QLTT Launch in India

posted Dec 8, 2013, 6:25 PM by FLE Learning   [ updated Mar 20, 2015, 4:49 PM ]

16th November 2005, New Delhi : The Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) is launched in India by the British High Commission on 16th November 2005. Commenting on the launch, the British High Commissioner, Sir Michael Arthur said: “This is a positive development that demonstrates the growing practical cooperation between India and the UK, not just in the legal sector but in so many areas. The launching of the test in India shows the strong regard the UK has for Indian lawyers. hey are very welcome in UK”.

FLE is the provider of Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT) in India. The QLTT is the conversion test which will enable the Indian lawyers to qualify as solicitors of the Supreme Court of England & Wales. It has brought this programme to India for the convenience and ease of the Indian Lawyers. It would be a great opportunity for the Indian lawyers to take this test while sitting back in their home country. The test is provided in conjunction with Central Law Training (CLT), UK.

Director of Central Law Training (CLT) U.K. Mr. Paul W Whitehouse said “by passing the QLTT, Indian lawyers would be able to offer more comprehensive services to their clients and benefit from an increase in referrals to their firms”. CLT is a testing organization that is fully validated by the Law Society of England and Wales (the Law Society) to provide the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT).

"With the increasing globalization of legal firms, today's lawyers often find that being qualified across several jurisdictions enhances both their own practice and their international marketability," said Mr. Daniel Shepherd, trade policy adviser in the British High Commission.

FLE offers three sittings of the Test each year in India: March, July and November. Further, it has also developed a convenient and flexible training programme to prepare candidates to sit the Test(s). The Test examiners and tutors are specialists in their subject areas and have extensive experience and expertise. They are usually qualified solicitors who have experience of both practice and teaching the Law Society examinations.

As an Indian lawyer, securing this prestigious qualification will greatly enhance your professional status. It will enable you to enjoy full rights to practice in England & Wales and benefit from greater recognition within UK firms and organizations based in India.