Leicester De Montfort Law School

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Leicester De Montfort Law School

Leicester De Montfort Law School boasts an excellent reputation for teaching quality across a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional legal courses. 

Students are taught in the modern £35 million Hugh Aston Building, complete with its own mock courtroom and client interviewing room.

The building also features an integrated law library and a range of purpose built lecture theatres with capacities ranging from 50 to 250.

Undergraduate courses

Our undergraduate courses are designed to develop practical professional skills, this is achieved by integrating activities such as mooting and client interviewing into course modules. 

The DMU Street Law project provides you with the opportunity to hone your skills and knowledge while the Careers Project focuses on enhancing your employability to potential employers.

Our Law Club provides students from local schools and colleges with the opportunity to learn about different aspects of law. 

Graduates of our LLB courses are also guaranteed a place on the Legal Practice course/LLM in Legal Practice (subject to conditions).

You can also read what our students have to say about studying at DMU or what some of our graduates are doing post graduation.

Postgraduate courses

We also offer a suite of LLM (Masters of Law) programmes. These enable you to focus on a specialised area of law and prepare you for a career in that particular field.

Our courses include:

We also offer course specifically for Trinidad and Tobago students:


Research degrees

The Leicester De Montfort School of Law offers PhD supervision in many fields of legal scholarship. Current students are engaged in researching areas as diverse as medical law and ethics, international law, corporate social responsibility and regulation of the oil and gas industries.  Click on the links below for further information or contact Professor Julia J.A. Shaw, School of Law Head of Research Students, at jshaw@dmu.ac.uk

Professional courses

Leicester De Montfort Law School provides the training needs of those entering the legal profession.

The Legal Practice Course/LLM in Legal Practice (LPC/LLM) is the vocational stage of the training that is required to become a solicitor.



Research in Leicester De Montfort Law School has made important contributions in a number of areas including environmental liability, the protection of children and vulnerable groups, links between alcohol and crime. The school is also a founding member of the new Midlands Health Law Consortium.