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SRA commissions research on examination attainment gap

It said the new research, led by Professor Greta Bosch, should help to increase understanding about the factors that are driving this gap

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has commissioned the University of Exeter’s Schools of Law and Business to examine what causes different levels of attainment for ethnic groups in professional assessments.

The SRA’s annual education and training monitoring reports show a “widely-acknowledged and persistent” difference in legal qualification outcomes by ethnicity in the UK and other countries.

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