The LPC equips students with the appropriate knowledge, skills and understanding of procedures and practice to embark effectively on the period of further training within a firm.
The course structure includes:
Foundation course: An intensive short introduction to the LPC subjects and skills.
Compulsory subjects: Litigation (Criminal and Civil), Property Law and Practice and Business Law and Practice.
Elective subjects: Students choose three subjects from a wide range of commercial and private client electives which may include: Child Law, Commercial Law, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation, Individual Employment Law, Matrimonial Practice, Personal Injury Litigation/Clinical Negligence, Sports and Media Law and Law and the Elderly Client.
Skills: The four skills assessed on the course are Advocacy, Writing and Drafting, Practical Legal Research and Interviewing and Advising.
The Legal Practice Course can also be studies full time.