The Royal Courts of Justice

CILEx Law School

Legal Practice

The course starts with a 5-day foundation course in September, running from Wednesday to Sunday, and after this there are 9 weekend teaching sessions during the first academic year running monthly during term time; the face-to-face sessions in the 2nd year are held over 8 study weekends; the programme is especially designed to enable the student to carry on full-time work and other commitments while working through the course.

Entry requirements

Students are eligible to apply to join the course if they have satisfied the Solicitors Regulatory Authority's (SRA's) academic stage of training, either through completing a qualifying law degree or Graduate Diploma in Law; if the student is relying on a qualifying law degree they need to have attained at least a 2.2 classification to join the course; additionally, students can satisfy the SRA's requirements if they are a graduate member or fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives and have passed the ILEX level 6 exams in the subjects required for the SRA within the specified time limits; students must obtain a certificate of completion of the academic stage of training from the SRA to confirm their eligibility for the course.

Course modules

Core modules: Business law and practice; litigation (civil and criminal); property law and practice. Skills: Advocacy; drafting; interviewing and advising; practical legal research; writing. Additional areas: Professional conduct and regulation; solicitors accounts; taxation; wills and administration of estates. Electives: child law; commercial law and practice; commercial litigation; commercial property; employment law; personal injury and clinical negligence; family law and practice; private client.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Legal Practice Course Open learning September 2016 GBP 8,950 per Whole course (England) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Open learning September 2016 GBP 8,950 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Open learning September 2016 GBP 8,950 per Whole course (Scotland) 2 years
Legal Practice Course Open learning September 2016 GBP 8,950 per Whole course (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Leicester Institute of Legal Practice Leicester LE1 9BH East Midlands

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Key information

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Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01234 844305.