Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

Legal Practice Course

This course is part of the vocational stage of your training if you wish to qualify as a solicitor. It is recognised by the Solicitors' Regulation Authority (SRA) and meets their Legal Practice Course outcomes. We offer a learning environment that focuses on realistic case studies providing a general foundation for practice in the legal profession. Our workshops support you in developing your understanding and exploration of the concepts and demands of professional practice. Our Leeds Law School helps you to improve your employment prospects by building your links with the legal community. The subject coverage is prescribed by the SRA and delivered by qualified lawyers with significant professional expertise and experience.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 honours qualifying law degree, a postgraduate diploma in law (GDL/CPE), or have equivalent experience or training, normally from within the work environment. IELTS: 6.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules include: Business law and practice; litigation lpc3; advocacy; taxation; interviewing and advising; professional conduct and regulation; solicitor's accounts; drafting; practical legal research; writing; wills and administration of estates. Option modules: commercial law and practice; employment law (lpc); mental health law; personal injury and clinical; private acquisitions; commercial dispute resolution; commercial leases; family law.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time September 2017 - 1 years
PgDip Part-time September 2017 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cloth Hall Court Leeds LS1 2HA Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

Contact: 
Course admissions
Telephone number: 
0113 812 3113