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De Montfort University

Leicester De Montfort Law School offers an extensive range of legal courses specifically designed to help you start and enhance your career within the legal profession.

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Leicester De Montfort Law School

At Leicester De Montfort Law School, we offer an extensive range of legal courses specifically designed to help you start and enhance your career within the legal profession. We hold a strong reputation for teaching quality and many of our academics have made valuable research contributions in a number of subject areas.

Whether your ambition is to become a solicitor or to deepen your understanding of a specific area of law, our courses will place you in a strong position to go on to a variety of legal careers.

Our purpose-built Hugh Aston building is home to our integrated law library, mock law courtroom and client interview room, with the latter two providing you with the opportunity to experience real-world scenarios. You will also have access to our dedicated postgraduate study spaces, computer labs and learning zones.

Since its formation in 1989, Leicester De Montfort Law School has provided for the training needs of those entering the legal profession.

We are an experienced provider of first class legal education and training, offering the LPC/LLM in Legal Practice (full time) (LPC/LLM) and a wide variety of distance learning LLM’s aimed to enhance your existing knowledge and give you an in-depth understanding of your chosen specialist area of law.

Take a look at our all of the law programmes we offer here.

Leicester De Montfort Law School offers students:

  • Excellent careers provision, including a mentoring scheme as well as individual careers advice and guidance.
  • Opportunities to be involved in pro bono work.
  • Support from a friendly and caring staff team with practical experience and invaluable links with both commercial and traditional practices
  • The law school's integrated law library, an exclusive LPC library and computer resource room with full Internet access (including individual email account) and the use of online services such as Westlaw and Lexis Library.
  • Central UK location and attractive city centre campus
  • Excellent facilities which includes an integrated law library, mock courtroom, comprehensive IT facilities, client interviewing room and coffee shop.
  • Additional online learning support provided via DMU's Blackboard facility


The Legal Practice Course/LLM in Legal Practice (LPC/LLM) consists of work-based and skills training for those who wish to become solicitors. It is open to law graduates, those who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma in Law and to Graduate Members and Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives. (CILEx) who have studied CILEx Level 6 subjects to correspond with those specified by the SRA for the academic stage of training. It is available as a full-time one year course.


Those who would like to study for an LLM in Legal Practice will undertake an additional dissertation module and will be able to access support to undertake practice based, empirical or theoretical research with the support of the full range of the Leicester De Montfort Law School’s academic and practice teams.
Those who successfully complete the LPC and the dissertation module will be awarded an LLM in Legal Practice. Those only looking to complete a Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (the LPC) are not required to complete a dissertation.

Other LLM Courses

There are also a range of LLMs offered by Leicester De Montfort Law School.

They include:

Career opportunities

The LLM in Legal Practice provides a route to a higher qualification for those who want to make their CV more attractive to potential employers.

More information on the potential careers you could enter with our specialist LLM’s can be found on the course pages on our website.

For more information please contact:

0116 250 6070
[email protected]

Please note: The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is changing the way to qualify as a solicitor. For more information please read the information provided by the SRA here.


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Leicester De Montfort Law School, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Phone: 0116 250 6070
Email: [email protected]
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