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Legal Practice

This is the postgraduate stage on the route to becoming a solicitor and represents a practical training for the solicitors' profession, where students learn how to put law into practice. Most students study the LPC after completing the academic stage of training by means of passing a law degree or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

Entry requirements

To study the LPC, you must have completed the academic stage of training as recognised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA).

Students need to have achieved a qualifying law degree or passed the CPE/GDL conversion course and therefore have studied the Foundations of Legal Knowledge; or have a CILEX qualification.

Course modules

Core practice areas: property law and practice; litigation; business law and practice; pervasive areas of professional conduct and regulation; wills and administration of estates; solicitors' accounts rules. Electives include: corporate and commercial client; commercial property; employment law; family law; advanced criminal practice; advanced civil litigation and dispute resolution; private client.

Assessment methods



Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Fee locale Course duration
LLM Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,000 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2017 GBP 10,600 (Year 1) Home/EU 1 Years

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