Advice

Distance learning: desirable or a disadvantage?

By on

I live in Hong Kong, but my law school is in London

Hong Kong/London

In the latest instalment in our Career Conundrums series, one aspiring solicitor questions whether studying abroad, but at a UK university, will help or hinder her training contract pursuit.

career

I am currently studying the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at BPP University in London as a distance learner in Hong Kong. I will be starting my Legal Practice Course (LPC) next year in September if things go well. I want to get a training contract in the UK, but I am worried. I am wondering whether my Asian background and having done distance learning will put me at a disadvantage.

If you have a career conundrum, email us with it to careers@legalcheek.com.

For all the latest commercial awareness info, and advance notification of Legal Cheek’s careers events, sign up to the Legal Cheek Hub here.