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    I'm thinking of going to Glasgow University and was wondering if you had to have an English Law degree to train as a solicitor.
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    (Original post by hulsef)
    I'm thinking of going to Glasgow University and was wondering if you had to have an English Law degree to train as a solicitor.
    You can study in Scotland, but you will have to do the GDL and LPC in order to train as a solicitor in England, since the systems are different. What I would suggest is to apply for a degree in Scots and English Law which is offered by the University of Dundee and Strathclyde, which would make it easier (and perhaps give you a better edge) for you to become a solicitor in England.
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    I've already applied to Glasgow but thanks for the advice. How long does the GDL and LPC take?
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    GDL and LPC are both one year respectively.

    Two years if you do part time for each respective course
 
 
 
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