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Qualifying with a degree

  • You can become a solicitor with a qualifying law degree, or with a degree in another subject followed by the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL).

    You must:

    • take your qualifying law degree, or non-law degree and GDL
    • complete the LPC
    • complete a period of recognised training
    • pass the professional skills course

    Please note that not all law degrees are qualifying law degrees. If you take a non-qualifying law degree, you’ll need to take the GDL afterwards like those with a degree in a different subject.