Central Applications Board

Pursue your career in the law and apply for the full-time Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or the Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

Apply for the full-time GDL if you have a degree other than law, a non-qualifying law degree or a law degree obtained outside the UK

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Legal Practice Course (LPC)

Apply for the full-time LPC if you have a qualifying UK law degree or a GDL

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Applying is easy

1. Sign up/Log-in to create your form

Enter personal details. Select the institution(s) where you want to study (max.3). Upload your university transcript and/or certificate.

2. Nominate a referee

References are needed for the majority of applications - remember to ask your referee before you nominate them!

3. Pay application fee & submit form

An application fee is payable by all applicants, regardless of whether a Training Contract has been secured. After you have paid the fee, you can submit your form.

4. Reference completed

When your reference has been received, your form is sent to your chosen institution(s) and they contact you directly when they have considered your application.