38% of students successfully pass the lawyer’s professional qualification exam / Article

In total, out of 72 students who took the exam, 22 students contested the results. Of the 16 students, the assessment of one of the examination questions was changed after reviewing the appeals.

Both students who took the exam again because they failed to pass one of the components of the exam during the summer session and students who took the exam for the first time received a total of 27 students.

“The results of the state unified examination continue to show similar tendencies even after the examination of appeals. (..) Serious work must be continued for all, raising the professional knowledge of young lawyers in Latvia, ”said Ineta Ziemele, Judge of the Court of the European Union, the Chairperson of the Second Examination Commission, in a statement to the media.

The next qualification exam will start at the end of May, in which students who have not passed the assessment will also be able to participate. Of these, 44% will take the entire exam and 56% will be able to take it in one or two areas.

Students from five universities took part in the law examiner – the Baltic International Academy, the School of Business Administration “Turiba”, the University of Latvia, the Rezekne Academy of Technology and the Riga Stradins University.

Students of the University of Latvia and Riga Stradins University have successfully passed the examination.

The questions of the theoretical part and the tasks of the practical part (weddings) of the professional session examination of the State Unified Lawyer of the Winter Session are publicly available.

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