Intra-UK transfer test
NOTE: The next Intra UK Transfer Test will be held on Monday 9 May and Tuesday 10 May 2016. Enrolment forms and fees from candidates who have already been granted a Certificate of Eligibility should be with the Education, Training & Qualifications department no later than Friday 7 April 2016. Applications for a Certificate of Eligibility can no longer be accepted in time for the May exam diet. For those wishing to sit the exams at the November diet applications for a Certificate of Eligibility must be received by Friday 31 July 2016.
The Law Society of Scotland's Intra UK Transfer Test is held in May and November each year.
The intra-UK transfer test is an 'open book' test and candidates are permitted to take into the examination hall any books or materials, including a candidate's own notes.
Please see the links in the related downloads for information on the following:
- guidelines and syllabus
- application form for a certificate of eligibility
- enrolment form
Past exam question papers for the intra-UK transfer test can be downloaded below. There are three papers and these consist of:
- paper 1 - conveyancing, trusts and succession
- paper 2 - Scots criminal law, civil and criminal evidence, procedure
- paper 3 - European Union law and Institutions
The exam question papers are provided as an indication as to the likely questions which may be asked and to assist the candidate when studying. Answers are not provided.
NOTE: Change in EU Law exam paper took effect in 2012
Prior to 2012, the European Union law exam question paper was set in two parts with candidates being required to answer two questions from section A and two questions from section B.
A mock paper was set in two sections with candidates being required to answer a total of four questions (as before).
Since May 2012, one question from each section is compulsory and candidates are required to answer two further questions from anywhere in the paper.
Please note that the links below are for pdf documents.