As one of our prospective trainees, you will need to undertake the accelerated LPC at BPP Law School in London to prepare you for practice in the City. Together with other leading firms, we have worked with BPP London to develop an enhanced and accelerated LPC course which has been specifically tailored to the requirements of City firms. The course meets standards approved by the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority and runs for seven and a half months. Each student receives intensive guidance through face-to-face teaching and the course is designed to inspire motivation, from beginning to end. There are intakes in August and February with a period of self-study that must be completed before you start.
For the duration of the course, you will benefit from access to the Norton Rose office, as well as presentations and social events to help you learn more about the practice. This will complement the knowledge you gain on the LPC while helping with your transition from student to trainee solicitor.
Find out more about the LPC.
If you graduate in a non-law subject, we recommend you take a conversion course at BPP in Leeds, London or Manchester.
Find out more about the GDL.
Financial assistance is provided whether you are studying for your GDL or LPC. We will pay course fees and a maintenance grant to successful training contract applicants. We do not, however, offer retrospective funding to students who have already commenced or completed the GDL or LPC before accepting an offer from us.
The amount of the financial assistance offered varies according to the fees charged by the college concerned and its location. Our maintenance grants are: