LPC student numbers fall

LPC student numbers fall

The Law Society’s Gazette reports that the number of students enrolled on full-time legal practice courses (LPCs) has fallen this year by 8.4%.

The article suggests that the fall reflects awareness of the lack of training contracts on offer – although, with an increase in students enrolling part-time to spread the cost of fees, the factors could be as much a result of the increasing costs of continuing education.

The Gazette reports that in all, 5,198 students enrolled with the 27 LPC providers for 2013/2014 – 475 fewer than last year. This means that more than 6,500 course places theoretically approved by regulators are unfilled.

Terms and Conditions | Site Map | Privacy and Cookies

Copyright © 2020 Richard Nelson LLP and Murdochs. All rights reserved.
The Lawyers Defence Group is operated by Richard Nelson LLP, a Limited Liability Partnership authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and whose partnership number is OC357136 and Murdochs Solicitors, who are also authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and whose SRA number is 52683.
Please note that all advice, guidance, representation and assistance, legal or otherwise, is provided either by those firms or by appropriate referral to other suitably qualified persons. No advice, guidance, assistance, representation or other support is provided by or in the name of the Lawyers Defence Group.
For further details please refer to the terms and conditions for use of this web site and to the terms and conditions of the firms involved.
The professional rules governing our lawyers can be found at rules.sra.org.uk