Kaplan Law School


​Trowers & Hamlins leaves Kaplan for University of Law

3-Jun-2015 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Trowers & Hamlins’ training will be provided by the University of Law for the next three years, after the firm ditched its former education provider Kaplan Law School.


Former Kaplan chief resurfaces to establish a Roehampton Uni law school

10-Jun-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

The University of Roehampton is establishing a law school, which will recruit its first LLB students for a 2015 start.


Kaplan launches LLM LPC after discontinuing bar course

6-May-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Kaplan Law School has launched an LLM LPC following its decision to stop teaching the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).


Kaplan Law School shuts down BPTC, refers students to University of Law

2-May-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Kaplan Law School has cancelled its Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC), saying that the economics of the course forced its decision.


Average price of bar course rises by more than £1,000 in two years

26-Mar-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

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.


ULaw overtakes BPP as most expensive LPC provider, while City and UWE freeze prices

17-Mar-2014 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Law schools have released their Legal Practice Course (LPC) fees for the 2014/15 academic year.


Revealed: the employment rates of the top LPC providers

9-Sep-2013 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Lawyer 2B can reveal the employment rates of the biggest Legal Practice Course (LPC) providers.


Kaplan BPTC students gaining pupillages hits 55%

8-Oct-2012 | By Becky Waller-Davies

Kaplan Law School’s Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) student to pupillage rate has risen to 55 per cent for the last academic year.

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Kaplan and Clyde & Co tie-up

31-May-2012 | By Christian Metcalfe

Kaplan Law School has secured a two-year exclusive deal to be the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law provider for Clyde & Co.


Kaplan strikes deal with Farrers


Kaplan Law School has been crowned the exclusive Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law provider for Farrer & Co.

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BPP charges £15,750 for bar training course as all providers hike fees

9-Feb-2011 | By Laura Manning

BPP Law School (BPP) has hiked the fees for its Bar Practice Training Course (BPTC) to £15,750 for 2011, meaning that when the Bar Standard Board fees are factored in students will have to fork out over £16,000 to enroll.

LPC market shrinks by 20 per cent

2-Dec-2010 | By Laura Manning

Student numbers on the Legal Practice Course (LPC) have plummeted this year despite both the College of Law (CoL) and BPP Law School expanding their reach.


Kaplan adds HFW to LPC client roster


Holman Fenwick Willan (HFW) has become the latest law firm to sign an exclusive Legal Practice Course (LPC) deal with London Bridge-based Kaplan Law School.

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Students welcome Kaplan LPC admissions test

18-Oct-2010 | By Laura Manning

Kaplan Law School’s radical move to introduce admissions test for its Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course (LPC) has received mixed reaction from would-be lawyers.

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Shearman turns to Kaplan for LPC, GDL offering

23-Sep-2010 | By Husnara Begum

Kaplan Law School is continuing to close in on its rival Legal Practice Course (LPC) providers by adding a twelfth firm to its expanding law firm roster.

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Kaplan scoops SRA's foreign lawyers transfer test mandate

1-Sep-2010 | By Corinne McPartland

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has named Kaplan as the official examining board for foreign lawyers looking to practice in England and Wales.


Kaplan launches New York Bar Course

18-Mar-2010 | By Corinne McPartland

The New York Bar course has emerged as the latest programme for legal education providers to squabble over, with Kaplan Law School launching its own version of the American qualification.

Ince & Co turns to Kaplan for LPC offering

19-Jan-2010 | By Corinne McPartland

Kaplan Law School has fired another shot in the battle to control the post-graduate legal education market in London by adding a tenth firm to its rapidly expanding law firm roster.

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Kaplan unveils scholarships to mark BVC launch

2-Nov-2009 | By Corinne McPartland

Kaplan Law School has announced it will be introducing two scholarships for hard up and talented students wishing to study its new Bar Vocational Course (BVC) next year.

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Kaplan courts controversy with launch of first BVC admissions test

15-Oct-2009 | By Corinne McPartland

Students wishing to study the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) at Kaplan Law School will be made to sit an admissions test, the first of its kind in the country.

Kaplan adds FFW to LPC client list

2-Sep-2009 | By Corinne McPartland

Kaplan Law School has continued its assault on the Legal Practice Course (LPC) market after signing up yet another client to its rapidly expanding law firm client roster.

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Kaplan gets BVC green light

2-Jul-2009 | By Corinne McPartland

Kaplan Law School is biting at the heels of larger London providers by announcing it has been approved to offer the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) - less than a month after it added its seventh law firm to its growing client roster.