GDL Vs MA in Law


So, I have a LLB degree from india and a LLM degree from Uni Leeds,UK. I want to be a solicitor now through completing LPC.

I'm confused between what serves me best a GDL or MA in Law( they have the same course structure and subjects) to undertake an LPC course later on.

While, GDL is a step back and complicates my case as it would be a step down from my qualification , MA in law doesn't really shows that it could fulfil the same purpose as GDL and later someone could take LPC after that.


PS: I need to take either of these courses to study some subjects that weren't covered in LLB in india.

Thnks

https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/ma-law/

https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/gdl/

So, I have a LLB degree from india and a LLM degree from Uni Leeds,UK. I want to be a solicitor now through completing LPC.

I'm confused between what serves me best a GDL or MA in Law( they have the same course structure and subjects) to undertake an LPC course later on.

While, GDL is a step back and complicates my case as it would be a step down from my qualification , MA in law doesn't really shows that it could fulfil the same purpose as GDL and later someone could take LPC after that.


PS: I need to take either of these courses to study some subjects that weren't covered in LLB in india.

Thnks

https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/ma-law/

https://www.law.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/law/gdl/
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jwpetterch...

The MA in law that places like CoL offer is a super up LPC. You can take it, but it sounds like you might need to take the GDL if you LLB wasn’t a qualifying law degree with Modules in EU law, English torts and equity, etc.

All of this ignores the fact that they’re getting rid of the LPC and replacing it with the SQE super exam that will be wide open to anyone regardless of their qualifications.

are you qualified in India or any other common law jurisdiction? If so, you might want to consider the QLTS exam, and just get qualified that way, no need for an lpc or training contract.

The MA in law that places like CoL offer is a super up LPC. You can take it, but it sounds like you might need to take the GDL if you LLB wasn’t a qualifying law degree with Modules in EU law, English torts and equity, etc.<br><br>All of this ignores the fact that they’re getting rid of the LPC and replacing it with the SQE super exam that will be wide open to anyone regardless of their qualifications.<br><br>are you qualified in India or any other common law jurisdiction? If so, you might want to consider the QLTS exam, and just get qualified that way, no need for an lpc or training contract.
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