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    Hi guys, my TC firm gives free reign on choosing the LPC. I have looked around but I am none the wiser on where to do it.So far all I have managed to see is that BPP, University of Law and City are the top places to do it - but everyone knows that from 1st year of uni!

    Are there statistics anywhere on which law firms send their trainees to BPP v ULaw? I think it would be quite fun to do it at a place with lots of other future trainees in similar big City firms.

    Thanks all.
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    (Original post by LawStudentLLM)
    Hi guys, my TC firm gives free reign on choosing the LPC. I have looked around but I am none the wiser on where to do it.So far all I have managed to see is that BPP, University of Law and City are the top places to do it - but everyone knows that from 1st year of uni!

    Are there statistics anywhere on which law firms send their trainees to BPP v ULaw? I think it would be quite fun to do it at a place with lots of other future trainees in similar big City firms.

    Thanks all.
    You could ask the Law Society.. I dont think it makes much difference. Cant remember but some inspectorate used to rate them.

    Does your firm ask you to study particular subjects and are you intersted in particular things? Theres also price, where the other trainees will study and area of the country you fancy living in. UoL and BPP are just the biggest specialists.
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    (Original post by LawStudentLLM)
    Hi guys, my TC firm gives free reign on choosing the LPC. I have looked around but I am none the wiser on where to do it.So far all I have managed to see is that BPP, University of Law and City are the top places to do it - but everyone knows that from 1st year of uni!

    Are there statistics anywhere on which law firms send their trainees to BPP v ULaw? I think it would be quite fun to do it at a place with lots of other future trainees in similar big City firms.

    Thanks all.
    Depends on the type of firm in question and predominantly the location of the firm too.

    But if you are looking at city firms, there has tended to be more of a switch to BPP in recent years. I suspect this is in part where BPP have been slightly better at providing more bespoke courses the firms want (accelerated courses in particular) and some concerns after UoL has been sold twice in recent years, rather than anything to do with teaching standards. Cost is probably another major factor too.

    But if you go to either BPP or UoL in London you are going to be with a large number of people anyway. You might not share a lot of classes with those firms who have bespoke courses anyway though.

    Ps - don't believe UoLs stat of working with 90 of the top 100 law firms. That is undoubtedly cut in a way that goes back a significant number of years and also will include other courses like the PSC, and other ways they "work" with them.

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    I'm in a similar situation to the OP where my firm gives me free rein to do the LPC wherever I want. Because of various factors (from Scotland, family lives abroad, etc) I don't really have any strong connections to any part of England where it would make sense to do the LPC.

    Are any of the University of Law's branches outside of London considered better than some of the other ones? Because of my total freedom of location, I'm looking for any way to differentiate them, but I am struggling to find any information to do so.

    I heard that some of their smaller branches don't have all of the lectures in person and require you to watch some of them online. That's one thing I'd prefer to avoid.

    While my TC is in London, I'm considering doing the LPC somewhere with lower living costs to save money.
 
 
 
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