We’ve trained more than 60,000 lawyers over the last 100 years and are very proud of the successes that our alumni have gone on to accomplish. It’s our mission to ensure all of our students are given every opportunity to succeed.

Across the legal sector and business, as well as politics and the media world, our former students have used their legal expertise and qualifications to make a difference to the world.

Our innovative teaching and strong links with law firms, chambers and professional bodies means that we can support you to make your aspirations a reality too.

* 97% of our full-time 2016/17 and accelerated 2017/17 LPC students graduating in summer 2017 secured employment, a training contract, or further study within nine months of successfully completing their course

Why do our students go on to achieve such great things?

tick-purple Our connections with over 30 leading law firms who send their trainees and lawyers exclusively to us

tick-purple Learn to think and act like a lawyer with courses designed with input from law firms and chambers

tick-purple Learn from our team of 250+ tutors, all of whom are qualified solicitors, barristers or judges with extensive practical experience

tick-purple We have the largest legal careers and employability service in the UK

tick-purple Our mentoring programme is the largest of its type in the UK, supported by over 550 practising lawyers

tick-purple The best networking opportunities from one of the UK’s largest legal alumni networks 


Meet our Alumni

Where can I study?

All of our campuses are close to thriving commercial centres, leading law firms and transport links, making them perfectly situated to get you walking in the footsteps of successful lawyers from day one. Each is a well-equipped professional law school providing a comfortable and stimulating learning environment where you can take those first steps along the career path you’ve set your sights on.

1.  Birmingham  GDL, MA Law, LPC, BPTC   
2. Bristol GDL, LPC  
3. Chester GDL, LPC  
4. Guildford GDL, MA Law, LPC  
5. Leeds GDL, LPC, BPTC   
6. London Bloomsbury GDL, MA Law, LPC, BPTC   
7. London Moorgate GDL, MA Law, LPC, LLM  
8. Manchester GDL, MA Law, LPC   
9. Nottingham GDL, MA Law, LPC, MSc, PgDip   
10.* Exeter GDL, LPC  
11.* Liverpool GDL, LPC  
12.* Reading GDL, LPC  
13. Hong Kong TBC  
- Online i-LLM, i-GDL, i-LLM LPC, MSC  
*In collaboration with the University of Exeter and the University of Reading
Learn more about our postgraduate courses


Our Careers and Pro Bono departments support you to further develop your skills and experience to give you the best start in your legal career.

With award-winning online services, extensive opportunities to gain practical legal experience, mentoring programmes and access to job vacancy databases, our Employability teams are here to help set you up for success.

Learn more about our award-winning Careers and Employability Service



With a substantial fund available across a range of scholarships, we are supporting students from a variety of backgrounds to achieve their ambitions.

We offer a comprehensive variety of scholarships and bursary schemes for all of our postgraduate courses, available to those whose circumstances may otherwise prevent them from entering the legal profession.

We are pleased to announce two scholarships for our postgraduate courses, which have been endorsed by and named for two of our most illustrious alumni. 

The Baroness Sayeeda Warsi Scholarship and the Sadiq Khan Scholarship each offer a full-fee scholarship to a student wishing to study our GDL, MA Law or LPC. If you receive an offer for one of our postgraduate courses and have a household income of £25,000 or less, we could help set you up for success.

Learn more about our postgraduate scholarships



In an increasingly globalised legal world, English law is the first choice for international business – more and more of the world’s most important legal issues are dealt with under its governance.

Studying law in the UK with The University of Law can open up a world of career opportunities, whether with international law firms or for anyone aspiring to international legal practice around the globe.

Learn more about studying law in the UK as an international student