London Metropolitan University is situated in its new home at Holloway Road. You can’t argue with its LPC fees, which are very reasonable for a London university. The value for money is just as good, according to one former student: “I thoroughly enjoyed the time that I spent at London Met, and upon entering my training contract I felt totally prepared and able to take on the role of a trainee solicitor”.
Many LPC students who plan to be future City stars fork out thousands for a place at London providers with close ties with corporate law firms. At just over £10K, doing the LPC at London Met will keep your bank account healthier.
London Met also offers a mixed spread of electives. From commercial law, commercial mediation and intellectual property, to family, housing and child law, LPCers have plenty to choose from. Students chasing the transactional and deal-making careers might feel slightly disappointed, though. Unlike other providers in the city, the Met LPC doesn’t offer a standalone corporate elective such as mergers and acquisitions. Still, one LPCer gives the law school a fair “8/10”. Another notes the “excellent preparation” for practice provided by the Met’s tutors.
The LPC is currently taught at the Holloway site, which includes a mock courtroom, near Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium. There’s also a mooting competition every year, regularly judged by Lord Reed.