UCAM Law graduates top Spanish Universities league with 95% pass rate for bar exam

Passing this test is necessary to practice their profession


22 June 2016

Adolfo Diaz-Bautista, Vice Dean of Law Degree UCAM


95% of Law graduates from the Catholic University of Murcia have passed the examination of 2016 Master Access to the legal profession. The evaluation consisted of a written theoretical and practical content with multiple answers, where students must answer a total of 100 questions on various topics of professional ethics, judicial organization, civil and commercial law, criminal law, labor law, administrative litigation and administrative law.

It is the first time that the Autonomous Community of Murcia hosts this assessment, which until now was held in Madrid. The final grade of students consists of 70% of the score on the assessment test and 30% of the grade in the master.

It is the third time this examination has been held after the entry into force of Law 34/2006, of October 30, on access to the professions of attorney and the courts. Thus, the European Union obliges three requirements to practice the profession of lawyer: A law degree, masters of law and said final exam.