DWF has appointed BPP as its new LPC training provider after three years with the University of Law (ULaw).
The average price of a Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) has risen by more than £1,000 in two years, from £14,003 in 2012/13 to £15,095 for 2014/15.
Law schools have released their Legal Practice Course (LPC) fees for the 2014/15 academic year.
Walker Morris is to send all of its future trainees to BPP, citing the institution’s business acumen as the reason for its choice.
Allen & Overy (A&O) trainees will undertake a business-orientated Legal Practice Course, gaining a business MA at the end of their training contract, from 2015.
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BPP has been awarded university status, following confirmation by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) that the private provider meets the criteria for the title.
An American higher education watchdog has warned the parent company of England’s second biggest law school, BPP, that its flagship private university is likely to be breaching governance rules – a move already resonating in the UK.