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Leeds Law School

Welcome to law in practice

Our Law School sits in the heart of the great city of Leeds, the most important legal centre outside London and home to over 180 law firms employing in excess of 8,000 professionals. It is perfectly placed to ensure all our undergraduate, postgraduate, full and part-time students are able to mine the wealth of practical experience and employment opportunities available on our doorstep.

With state-of-the-art facilities, mentoring and career development opportunities, placements and a courtroom, students who choose Leeds Law School can expect a successful career founded on high calibre, practical teaching. We offer a broad variety of courses including our LLB, LLM Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC), LLM Qualifying Law Degree (incorporating the GDL) and LLM International Business Law, and each aims to give our graduates the enthusiasm, sharpness of mind and practical tools to thrive in competitive and fast-paced professional environments.

Start building your skills – and your professional network – from day one, only at Leeds Law School.

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Law in Practice

Welcome to Leeds Law School

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Transforming law: "We must ensure that our legal education keeps pace with social, economic, technological and political evolution." - Deveral Capps - Leeds Law School / "Well designed law degrees provide a unique skillset that means our students can make a real contribution in a changing world" - Dr Jessica Guth - Leeds Law School-

News from our school

Leeds Beckett plays part in HEFCE Teaching Excellence Framework subject level pilots

HEFCE have appointed two of our academic community to be expert panel members on the Teaching Excellence subject level pilot.

Leading judge to lecture at Leeds Law School

ONE of the region’s leading legal figures will share his thoughts on crime and sentencing during a Leeds Beckett University lecture.

Free legal advice at Law Clinic

Free legal advice will be available at a Law Clinic being run by Leeds Beckett University later this month.

Upcoming Events

Mar 6

Degree Apprenticeships 2018

Join us and speak to the academic staff who are developing and delivering our programmes and find out how our degree apprenticeships can help your business.

Mar 7

They Would Have Been Hanged

Join Professor Nick Hardwick as he explores the legal and moral issues surrounding the treatment of those who have committed the most heinous offences – offences for which in the past they might have been hanged.

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Our Academic Team


Deveral Capps

Deveral joined the University in 2015 and has been involved with Higher Education for over 20 years. He is an experienced lawyer and has practised as a barrister in both civil and criminal law, in courts across the North of England.  As a legal academic he has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional levels and published widely on legal education, legal skills and eCommerce law.  He is a consultant to both the Solicitors Regulation Authority and Bar Standards Board and is a member of the Bar Future Training Task Group. 

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Our Academic Team

Academic Services Team

Plus Icon Carl Morgan - Academic Services Manager

Tel: 0113 81 27516

Email: c.p.morgan@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Rachel Hartley-Browne - Academic Quality Support Officer

Tel: 0113 81 27529

Email: r.l.hartley@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Alice Burn - Course Administrator, LLB

Tel: 0113 81 27455

Email: a.m.burn@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Lauren Nind - Course Administrator, LLB

Tel: 0113 81 29208

Email: l.nind@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Thomas Day - Course Administrator, PG courses

Tel: 0113 81 29301

Email: t.day@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Rebecca Wray - Course Administrator, LPC

Tel: 0113 81 27616

Email: r.w.wray@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Catherine Heywood - Customer Services Assistant

Tel: 0113 81 29031

Email: c.heywood@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

History of the Law School

Law at Leeds Beckett University from 1924 to today...

Our Friends

A selection of the firms and organisations Leeds Law School and our alumni work in and with:

Contact Us

Course Enquiries

Please email admissionenquiries@leedsbeckett.ac.uk or call +44 113 812 3113. Lines are open Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00 (UK time).

Law Firms and Organisations

For enquiries from firms and organisations about how you can work with us and our students please email employers@leedsbeckett.ac.uk and mark the subject of your email as ‘Leeds Law School’. Alternatively you can call us on (+44) 113 8123190.


For further enquiries about the research we carry out at Leeds Law School or to find out how you can contribute and get involved, please contact Professor Simon Gardiner by emailing S.Gardiner@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.

Other Enquiries

For any other enquiry please contact the Leeds Law School administration team on 0113 8129028 or email law@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
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