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    Hey all.

    I am a recent LLB Law Graduate from University of Portsmouth achieving a high 2:1 overall.

    I recently got a job at my local council in the legal team as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal in the litigation team, and began in late July. I originally decided against doing the LPC until I obtained a training contract or had enough experience in being confident in being able to obtain a TC. However I did apply to the University of Law Scholarship scheme just for good measure. Incredibly I had been offered a £10,000 scholarship in Mid August to study the LPC, and without hesitation accepted this offer.

    I subsequently informed my work place, where I feared I would most likely lose my job as it was full time and the LPC would take up at least two days a week (I wanted to do full time LPC not part time weekends), surprisingly the Council told me that this was a frequent request made by staff and they would allow me to take the LPC for two days and the remaining 3 days I would be working. I would also be working full time during term holidays.

    I will be undertaking my LPC at The University of Law in Guildford.

    I am now just over 2 weeks from starting my LPC and have a few questions that are hanging over my head:

    1. Will I be able to handle the work load doing a 2 day a week LPC and a legal job 3 days a week?

    2. Is it worth doing the LPC considering I have no training contract? (Scholarship offer is only valid for this year)

    3. How good are the UoL in aiding people to secure TC's?

    Thanks for the help

    hey, how did you get on with this? I am thinking of doing the same thing in september!

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