The City Law School LPC

The City Law School LPC – Inns of Court School of Law Review

The City Law School LPC, City UniversityThe big attraction of taking your LPC at The City Law School is that it’s campus is located in Gray’s Inn, Holborn – at the very heart of London’s legal community. It is therefore often referred to as the Inns of Court School of Law. So if you want to be situated amongst the big law firms, the courts at a university with a great reputation then the City University Law School could be a good choice for your LPC.

The City Law School’s LPC is very highly regarded being given the highest grading awarded by the SRA. As it is taught at Masters level you can also convert it to an LLM by writing a dissertation.

Below is our City Law School LPC review. Why not add your review? Rate the City Law School LPC below and scroll to bottom to add your review of the City Law School LPC in the comments section underneath.

The City Law School LPC Ranking

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The City Law School LCP Contact Details


The City Law School

City University London
Gray’s Inn Campus
4 Gray’s Inn Place
London WC1R 5DX


Telephone: +44 (0)20 7040 3309


The City Law School LPC Facilities

The City Law School has a modern learning environment with modern lecture theatres and teaching rooms. LPC students also have access to the wider facilities of City University London. There are two libraries based on the main University campus and at Gray’s Inn Place, which are well stocked the latest law textbooks, journals and directories. Unfortunately you’ll probably always find the Legal Practice Companion out on loan but you’re probably better getting your own copy anyway!

The City Law School LCP Online Learning

The City Law School concentrate on face to face teaching, however LPC students do have access to City University London’s own legal resource portals, Lawbore and Lawbore Professional. These contain very useful study resources and Lawbore was recommended in The Times in 2009 as one of the top 7 websites for student lawyers

The City Of Law LCP Distance Learning

No distance learning is available at this time.

The City Law School LPC Electives

In Stage Two you can choose three vocational electives. The City Law School LPC divide electives into specialist clusters. You can pick all three from one cluster or mix and match.

Commercial Cluster

  • Advanced Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Equity Finance
  • Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers

Litigation Cluster

  • Advanced Civil Litigation
  • Advanced Criminal Practice
  • Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Employment Law and Practice
  • Family Law and Practice

Hybrid Cluster:

  • Advanced Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Law and Practice
  • Employment Law and Practice
  • Private Client

The City Law School LPC Study Hours

The City Law School’s LPC with face-to-face sessions on four days per week. You also have one day for preparation, professional development and research each week and are expected to do 20 plus hours of private study and preparation work each week.

You can also choose between morning and afternoon sessions, great for later risers or if you need to fit study around personal commitments.

The City Law School LPC Admissions Requirements  / Application

  • Qualifying law degree or qualifying non-law degree and GDL or CPE, or similar qualification such as ILEX/FILEX
  • As with all other LPC law schools, admission applications are handled via the Central Applications Board.

The City Law School LPC Fees

The City Law School LPC fees are £12,250 for the full time legal practice course. They do not currently have a part time LPC option.

The City Law School LPC / The City University Open Days

The City Law School are not very clear when their open days are so you had best call and speak to them direct (+44 (0)20 7040 3309). However, they are quite flexible and you can probably arrange an unofficial visit at a time to suit you.

The City Law School Careers Service

At the City Law School you not only have help from course tutors and the law school but also access to the Training Contracts Advisory Service and City University London’s Centre for Career Skills and Development.

They will be able to help you with obtaining work experience, enhancing your CV and with interview preparation. Also being at Gray’s Inn you never know who you’ll meet if you hang out at the various cafes and bars!

The City Law School LPC – Additional Information

Pro Bono and other experience

As you expect from their location The City Law School offer numerous opportunities to participate in “live client” work through the Free Representation Unit (FRU) and their Pro Bono Advice Unit.

The City Law School – Inns of Court School of Law LPC Reviews – What do you think?

What do you think of the City Law School LPC?

Here are some reviews we’ve found from City Law School LPC students:

“The tuition I received has been fantastic, and the workshops gave me the opportunity to see how others approach the work. The lecturers are enthusiastic about their work and got to know everyone, which helped a lot! I’ve enjoyed my time at The City Law School and I’ve learned a lot – the LPC has filled in the gaps from my degree and I’m now looking forward to starting my training contract.” Rhian Williams (from City of Law website)

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Other LPC Resources

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