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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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LLM International Business Law

News from our school

Guest lecture explores the rule of law in the digital age

The President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Joe Egan, has visited Leeds Law School to deliver a guest lecture.

Guest lecture to explore the rule of law in the digital age

The President of the Law Society of England and Wales, Joe Egan, is to visit Leeds Law School to deliver a guest lecture.

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.

Upcoming Events

Jan 31

Law Clinic

The Law Clinic will open its doors once again to advise staff, students and members of the public on any legal issues they may have.

Mar 7

They Would Have Been Hung

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 hung.

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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

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 H4

Tel: 0113 81 27455

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

Plus Icon Lauren Nind - Course Administrator, LLB H5

Tel: 0113 81 29208

Email: l.nind@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Thomas Day - Course Administrator, LLB H6

Tel: 0113 81 29301

Email: t.day@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Plus Icon Toni Duxbury - Course Administrator, Postgraduate Law courses

Tel: 0113 81 22601

Email: t.duxbury@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.

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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