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Law Student

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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Our Academic Team

Dean

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

Our History

Law at Leeds Beckett University from 1824 to today...


News from our school

Leeds Beckett LLB (Hons) Law degree launched in Mauritius

Leeds Law School at Leeds Beckett has launched a Bachelor of Laws degree in Mauritius in partnership with Rushmore Business School, one of its long- standing international academic partners.

Graduation prizes awarded to celebrate law students’ success

Prizes to celebrate the achievements of this year’s graduating Leeds Law School students have been awarded as part of Leeds Beckett University’s summer graduation celebrations.

Humanitarian Rae McGrath receives honorary degree

Writer and Independent Advisor on humanitarian response to conflict and natural emergencies, Rae McGrath, has received an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Beckett University.

Upcoming Events

Sep 29

Degree apprenticeships breakfast briefing for levy paying organisations

Degree apprenticeships are the fastest-growing route to attracting top talent into your business.

Oct 7

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.

Oct 28

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.

Nov 25

Undergraduate Open Day

Our Open Days take place between June and November each year and they are a great way to find out why we are one of the most popular universities in the country.

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Our Friends

Some of the firms and organisations our alumni now work in and we work 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.

Research

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
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