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Once you have reached the end of your traineeship, your traineeship must be discharged and you are entitled to apply for a full unrestricted practising certificate. You should also apply for admission if you have not been admitted during your training.
Your PEAT 2 record must be up to date
You need to apply for admission to the roll of solicitors
Some trainees will have already been admitted during the traineeship. Admission is another important milestone for assessing you are fit and proper to be a solicitor.
Find out about applying for admission. Please note you can apply for admission and discharge (below) as one process.
Request the paperwork to discharge your traineeship
At the end of your traineeship, usually after two years, your training contract must be discharged. This is a vital stage of the traineeship because a solicitor is not entitled to hold a full (unrestricted) practising certificate until this process has been completed. Discharging your traineeship also means you have qualified as a solicitor!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the relevant paperwork.