Legal Practice Course


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


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…


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


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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.


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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BPP picks up Ince as an LPC client while Mills & Reeve remains neutral


Ince & Co has chosen BPP as its preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider of choice following the closure of Kaplan Law School last month.

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Mayer Brown becomes latest to choose BPP as its LPC provider following Kaplan closure


Mayer Brown has chosen BPP as the preferred provider of its Legal Practice Course (LPC).

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Holman Fenwick Willan and Nabarro pick BPP following Kaplan LPC closure


Holman Fenwick Willan and Nabarro have chosen BPP as their preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider.

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​Kaplan Law School closes LPC and GDL to focus on “innovative new products”


Kaplan Law School has closed its Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) to focus on “innovative new products” which will cater to new legal education frameworks. 

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Kaplan Law School loses Shearman & Sterling to University of Law


Kaplan Law School has lost Shearman & Sterling as a client after the US firm switched its Legal Practice Course (LPC) training to the University of Law.

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ULaw to students: get half your fees back if you're not working in ‘legal or commerce’ after nine months


The University of Law promised to reimburse Legal Practice Course (LPC) graduates with 50 per cent of their fees if they fail to find employment within the ‘legal and commerce fields’ after nine months of graduating.

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