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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 in Legal Practice (incorporating the LPC), LLM of Laws of England & Wales (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 at Leeds Law School.

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91.1%

Overall Student Satisfaction on our LLB (Hons) Law course

Source: National Student Survey 2018

92%

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

Global rules needed to tackle social media hate crime

Countries must work together to tackle hate crime, says leading counter-terrorism academic at Leeds Beckett University.

Expert advice and support for law students

Yorkshire law firms are lending their legal expertise to the next generation of Leeds Beckett University students.

Academic to lead new global law network

Education network OneHE has named Leeds Beckett University’s Dr Jessica Guth as the convenor of its Global Subject Centre for Law.

Our Academic Team

Dean

Deveral Capps

Deveral is the Dean of Leeds Law School. He joined Leeds Beckett in 2015 and has been involved in Higher Education for over 20 years, 18 of which were spent at Northumbria. As a barrister, in both civil and criminal law, Deveral has appeared in courts across the North of England and is a door tenant at Trinity Chambers in Newcastle upon Tyne. As a legal academic he has taught on undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses and published widely on legal education, legal skills and eCommerce law.

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Our Academic Team

Academic Services Team

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

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).

Find Us

Level 3,
Leeds Beckett University,
Portland Building,
City Campus,
Leeds LS1 3HE

You can download our City campus map here.

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 or email law@leedsbeckett.ac.uk.
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