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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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A warm welcome from Leeds Law School to terrorism expert and new Visiting Fellow, Dr David Lowe. Dr Lowe, who is regularly featured in national and international media will focus on researching and writing on the areas of terrorism and security, policing and security law.

Leeds Law School is delighted that he has joined us.


Overall Student Satisfaction on our LLB (Hons) Law course

Source: National Student Survey 2018


of our LLB (Hons) Law graduates are in work and/or further study 6 months after graduation

Source: Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey (DLHE) 2016/17

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

Enrichment Week

Leeds Law School hosted Law Enrichment Week for its third successive year.

Tax expert's book deal with Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Law School has been given first access to a new, comprehensive text on legal interpretation of UK tax law.

Terrorism expert appointed at Leeds Beckett University

Terrorism expert Dr David Lowe will bring almost four decades of experience in crime and policing to Leeds Beckett University after being appointed a visiting fellow.

Upcoming Events

Mar 1

Law in Practice: Brexit - what next? The Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP

Leeds Law School are delighted to welcome the Rt Hon Hilary Benn MP as the latest speaker in their Law in Practice series.

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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 Clare Newton - Academic Services Team Leader

Tel: 0113 81 27530

Email: c.newton@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 Amy Brown - Course Administrator, UG

Tel: 0113 81 29393

Email: amy.brown@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Lauren Nind - Course Administrator, UG

Tel: 0113 81 29208

Email: l.nind@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Jo Stringer - Course Administrator, PG

Tel: 0113 81 23180

Email: j.stringer@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Catherine Heywood - Customer Services Assistant

Tel: 0113 81 29031

Email: c.heywood@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Visiting Fellow

Plus Icon Dr David Lowe
A warm welcome from Leeds Law School to terrorism expert and new Visiting Fellow, Dr David Lowe. Dr Lowe, who is regularly featured in national and international media will focus on researching and writing on the areas of terrorism and security, policing and security law.

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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