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Kaplan Law School

Kaplan Law School
Type Private
Industry Education, Legal
Founded 2007
Headquarters Palace House, 3 Cathedral Street, London
Key people Dr. Giles Proctor, Dr. Philip Roberts
Parent Kaplan, Inc.
Website law-school.kaplan.co.uk

Kaplan Law School is a for-profit educational institution offering post-graduate legal training in London for those wishing to become a solicitor in England and Wales.

History

Kaplan Law School was opened by the British arm of Kaplan Inc. in September 2007. [1] It operates in partnership with Nottingham Law School by providing Nottingham's professional legal courses in Central London. [2] In 2010, Kaplan law school established a deal with Ince & Co to make it the provider of the legal practice course for all those law students with are the firm’s future trainee solicitors that will study in London. [3] College of Law reveals that from Kaplan law school, 84% of students who graduated during July, 2013 were employed in the legal profession. [4] 62% has accomplished having a training contract while 22% were working as paralegals or law related professions. [5]

From the Legal practice course, 91% of the students were employed permanently And only 1% were described as unemployed. [6]

82% of all the 2010 graduates had companies after them in the legal sector, with 71% who had training contracts and 11% who became paralegals. [7]

Courses offered

Kaplan Law School offers the Legal Practice Course and the Graduate Diploma in Law. In addition, Kaplan allows students from a conversion course background to obtain graduate-LL.B. degrees awarded by Nottingham Trent University (of which Nottingham Law School is a constituent part).

Kaplan Law School is the only institution authorised by the Solicitors Regulation Authority to offer the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test (QLTT). Passing the QLTT allows non-UK-registered lawyers to practice as solicitors in England and Wales.

Clients

Kaplan Law School has an exclusive partnership with sixteen leading British and international law firms who send all of their future-trainee solicitors to the School for their legal and professional-legal training. These include:

Location

Kaplan Law School is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, close to Southwark Cathedral, Borough Market and the Tate Modern.

External links

  • Kaplan Law School official website
  • Kaplan, Inc. official website

References

  1. ^ 2014 "Awards; Kaplan lands Ince’s London trainees". 
  2. ^ 2014 "Awards; Kaplan lands Ince’s London trainees". 
  3. ^ 2014 "Awards; Kaplan lands Ince’s London trainees". 
  4. ^ April 2014 "Awards; Kaplan College of law and Kaplan reveal employability of LPC graduates". 
  5. ^ April 2014 "Awards; Kaplan College of law and Kaplan reveal employability of LPC graduates". 
  6. ^ April 2014 "Awards; Kaplan College of law and Kaplan reveal employability of LPC graduates". 
  7. ^ April 2014 "Awards; Kaplan College of law and Kaplan reveal employability of LPC graduates". 


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