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    I am applying the uni this week and some of the universities I'm considering is University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh. The LLB course is 4 years at these universities but 3 years at KCL and QMU. Therefore, I am unsure if I can become a practicing lawyer in London with the correct qualifications. Thanks
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    If you study law in Scotland, you'll be studying Scottish law. If you wish to work in England or Wales after that you'll have to do the GDL to convert over. Scotland and england use completely different legal systems despite the fact they interact with one another quite closely. Unless you convert afterwards, where you study dictates where you can practice upon completion of the degree. I hope this has cleared things up for you 😊
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    (Original post by Gold-Confetti)
    If you study law in Scotland, you'll be studying Scottish law. If you wish to work in England or Wales after that you'll have to do the GDL to convert over. Scotland and england use completely different legal systems despite the fact they interact with one another quite closely. Unless you convert afterwards, where you study dictates where you can practice upon completion of the degree. I hope this has cleared things up for you 😊
    So does that mean I have to complete the GDL and then the bptc ?
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    Depends on the LLB in Scotland. Some have English law modules that would mean you wouldn't necessarily need to do the GDL (Dundee for example). Others don't. Make sure you check the module option available to you carefully if you want to study law in Scotland but eventually want to pursue a career as an English lawyer/barrister.


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    So does that mean I have to complete the GDL and then the bptc ?
    If you go to a Scottish uni that doesn't offer English law, (for example I think Edinburgh only does Scottish law?) you will then have to do the GDL to convert over to English law. After that you'll have to do the LPC/ Get a training contract etc to become a solicitor or alternatively do the BPTC/ Get a pupillage to become a barrister.
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    I think some universities offer LLB in Scottish/English and you get to choose which one, not sure which universities though
 
 
 
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