• Professional Development


    Training programmes to give lawyers an edge

    Our Professional Development courses

    The University of Law offer inspiring courses designed and delivered by experienced practitioners to give lawyers a leading edge. From the compulsory PSC and MC1 courses for trainee and junior lawyers or our range of training options for qualified lawyers, all our courses provide the highest quality, standards and reputation, which means you will receive the most from your investment in training.

    Your choice

    We offer legal training programmes to fit your timetable and specialist needs. Our courses and training solutions cover a range of practice areas and delivery options to suit lawyers’ needs, where ever they are in their legal career.

    These include public, in-house and online courses. We also organise and administer training through our Structured Training Programmes for consortia of firms who want to receive the same structured training courses.

    We keep up-to-date with the latest developments – so you will too.

  • Guide to our professional development programmes

    • We are the UK’s leading provider for the Professional Skills Course (PSC) and exclusive PSC provider to leading law firms. Our PSC is designed to make better modern lawyers who are perfect for practice. Trainees may also be interested in our Trainee Litigation Programme and Higher Rights courses.

    • Many junior lawyers get off to the brightest start with our Management Course Stage 1 (MC1). Our one-day MC1 offers junior lawyers the best start in getting to grips with management issues, which is why we’re a leading MC1 provider and exclusive MC1 provider to leading law firms.

    • Our range of professional legal training programmes for qualified solicitors, such as our Higher Rights of Audience, support development as well as CPD requirements. In addition our College of Law Media and Structured Training Programmes offer CPD by practice area, to suit a range of specialisms.

    • The University of Law is the market leader in the provision of public access training. Over 2,000 barristers and chambers' administrative staff have successfully completed our one-day face-to-face Public Access course for barristers or half-day Managing Public Access course for chambers administrative staff.