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    Hi guys

    in September I will be starting an llb in scots law at the university of edinburgh. I want to go into corporate law and it would be my dream to live and work in London. Obviously to do this I would need to do the post grad conversion course from scots to english law, but I can't seem to find much about this course. Could someone please tell me about which universities offer the conversion course? Also, would I do this course before or after my legal practice course
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    The main GDL providers are the College of Law (now the 'University of Law'), BPP and some universities - mainly ex-polys. This is for historic reasons - it used to be that the College of Law and about 7 polys were the only providers. It is worth noting that for providers this course is a cash cow and they will happily take your money whether or not you have a realistic chance of getting a training contract.

    You do the GDL before the LPC.

    Getting a TC in the City is quite competitive these days. if it is really what you want focus on getting a good degree and building legal experience.
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    (Original post by Edinburgh33)
    Hi guys

    in September I will be starting an llb in scots law at the university of edinburgh. I want to go into corporate law and it would be my dream to live and work in London. Obviously to do this I would need to do the post grad conversion course from scots to english law, but I can't seem to find much about this course. Could someone please tell me about which universities offer the conversion course? Also, would I do this course before or after my legal practice course
    A google of Graduate Diploma in Law came up with a list
    https://www.google.co.uk/webhp?sourc...oma%20in%20law

    Bare in mind you will have to pay yourself without any loans from student finance
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    Thanks that was really useful And yeah I know that realistically if I want to work in a London firm I will have to get a first, I don't mind putting the work in though
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    The main GDL providers are the College of Law (now the 'University of Law'), BPP and some universities - mainly ex-polys. This is for historic reasons - it used to be that the College of Law and about 7 polys were the only providers. It is worth noting that for providers this course is a cash cow and they will happily take your money whether or not you have a realistic chance of getting a training contract.

    You do the GDL before the LPC.

    Getting a TC in the City is quite competitive these days. if it is really what you want focus on getting a good degree and building legal experience.
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    (Original post by Edinburgh33)
    Thanks that was really useful And yeah I know that realistically if I want to work in a London firm I will have to get a first, I don't mind putting the work in though
    That's not the case at all. I know people who work (or worked) at Clifford Chance, Herbert Smith and the old Frere Cholemely (sp?) and they didn't get firsts. 'A good degree' doesn't necessarily mean a 'first' and a collegiate personality and a full CV may often be more attractive to city employers.
 
 
 
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