University of Derby LPC

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University of Derby LPC

University of Derby LPC, This course is for those wishing to become solicitors. It is the second stage of your path towards qualification after your qualifying law degree. The course is based on work-related skills and introduces you to the vocational skills of legal practice. Whether you aspire to work in a city or commercial practice, a high-street or niche practice, or in-house the Derby LPC provides an excellent foundation for your future career in law. Our Legal Practice Course (LPC) course is highly practical in nature. You’ll gain a thorough understanding of common legal transactions and procedures. You’ll also take part in client interview sessions, negotiation exercises, legal research projects, drafting advices and presenting a case to a court or tribunal. In addition, the LPC allows you a certain amount of specialisation through a range of optional subjects. You can also top your LPC qualification up to a full LLM by studying our LLM Legal Practice (Top-Up).

During your Legal Practice Course (LPC) studies you’ll have access to specialist careers tutors and a dedicated legal careers advisor. We can also arrange professional mentoring, where you are attached to a local practitioner for careers advice and support. We run regular careers evenings, talks and presentations where guest speakers from the profession provide invaluable advice on CV-building skills, interview techniques and what firms are seeking in successful training contract applicants. Our Careers and Employment Service offers support from day one of your course – and this continues once you’ve completed your LPC studies too. You are entitled to further help and guidance from the Service for up to three years after leaving the University.


Entry requirements

Students need to have a recognised UK qualifying law degree or the CPE/Graduate Diploma in Law (unless they have an exemption).


Derby Campus

University Of Derby

Kedleston Road


DE22 1GB