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The Legal Practice Course

The Legal Practice Course (LPC) forms the vocational stage of your training to qualify as a solicitor. The compulsory course is designed to build on your academic study of law so that you are better equipped for practice

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Legal education: are the right things being taught? video

22-Sep-2014

The legal landscape is changing and questions are being raised about whether legal education is still fit for purpose. Lawyer 2B assembled some experts to give their views…

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Crystal ball: Will the future of the legal profession be heavenly or hellish?

27-Nov-2013 | By Richard Simmons

The future of law? Degree. LPC. Training contract. Qualification. It’s been the standard route to law for years – but will it be in the future? Lawyer 2B gazes into the crystal ball…

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Funding: Cash on delivery

Becoming a solicitor is expensive, but if you’re sure it’s the right career for you, it’s worth every penny. Becky Waller-Davies reports on the help available

City

Firm grounding

Law firm-specific business qualifications could be the next big thing. But what exactly do they offer?

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Earn while you learn: Eversheds launches LPC with BPP Law School

Leading law firm training partners and course providers fear that a lack of flexibility in the solicitors’ ­qualification regime is hampering the English legal profession’s competitiveness - and they are pressing ­regulators to reform the process.

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It's all academic

Professional regulators and academics both love a meaty research project, and when the two combine forces it is time to sit back and watch the layers of complexity pile up like dung at a livestock show.

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LPC news

Exeter

ULaw teams up with Exeter Uni to offer GDL and LPC in Devon

30-Apr-2015

The University of Law (ULaw) will teach its Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) on the University of Exeter’s main campus from September 2015.

London

LPC fees round-up: Nottingham Trent only provider to drop price for next year, while London fees climb faster than rest of country

10-Apr-2015

Legal Practice Course (LPC) fees in London for 2015/16 have increased at a greater rate than the rest of the country, where rates of growth have slowed.

Linklaters

Linklaters sticks with ULaw for next five years with new bespoke qualification

19-Feb-2015

Linklaters has renewed its partnership with the University of Law (ULaw) for another five years, creating a new bespoke qualification for its future trainees.

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Law students advise doctors without representation

30-Jan-2015

Law students are advising doctors who face being struck off at tribunal but who lack legal representation.

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DAC Beachcroft swaps ULaw for BPP

14-Oct-2014

DAC Beachcroft will send its future trainees to BPP Law School, switching its allegiance from the University of Law.

Clifford Chance London

Clifford Chance opts for BPP, leaving Linklaters as only magic circle trainee group still taught by ULaw

2-Sep-2014

Clifford Chance has decided to send its trainees to BPP for their Legal Practice Course (LPC) for the next five years.

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