Legal Education in Scotland

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Long title: 
Transactional Learning Environments and Professional Legal Education in Scotland
Author(s): 
Maharg, Paul
Publication: 
Bar Examiner
Volume number: 
74
Issue number: 
4
Year: 
2005
First page number: 
9
Last page number: 
13
Country: 
USA

In Scotland, law graduates who wish to enter practice must first complete a 28 week course at one of five university-based law schools called the Diploma in Legal Practice, followed by a two-year apprenticeship (the training contract). This article describes the general requirements for post-graduate professional training in Scotland and the Diploma program at the Glasgow Graduate School of Law in particular.

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