City University to build new £30 million law school

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By Thomas Connelly on

Clerkenwell campus to receive major makeover with seven-storey structure

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City, University of London is set to build an impressive £30 million law faculty in North London.

Legal Cheek understands that the new law school, which will be located at the university’s Clerkenwell campus, will feature an imposing seven-storey glass tower. The plans also include a new four-storey brick structure on the same site, plus the refurbishment of two existing properties.

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With construction due to start this summer, the project — which is believed to be costing the University of London institute around £30 million — is due to be completed by May 2019.

The site of the new law faculty

Established in 1894, City’s law faculty is currently split over two sites. As well as its campus in Clerkenwell, the school has a building nestled in the heart of legal London at Gray’s Inn. The university currently offers a number of legal courses including the LLB, Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

Legal Cheek has contacted City, University of London for comment.

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