GDL

December 6, 2020

Interview with Hari Pannum, future trainee solicitor at Clifford Chance

In this article, Jordan Chan interviews Hari Pannum, a future trainee at Clifford Chance. Hari shares his insight into studying the GDL and why he chose to train at Clifford Chance and what he is most looking forward towards during his training contract.
January 31, 2020

The Accelerated LLB degree: Is It Right For You? 

Perrine Lindsay discusses what the Accelerated LLB degree entails and its appeal to those considering a qualifying law degree as a second degree. She also discusses the difference between this degree and the GDL.
October 10, 2019
GDL personal statement application

5 Top Tips for the Ultimate GDL Personal Statement

The GDL is a particular type of legal course. Therefore, it requires a particular type of personal statement during the application stage. The admissions tutor for […]
July 10, 2019
Becoming a Barrister Checklist

A GDL’s Student Feedback

This time last year I had just finished my undergraduate degree and was excited to begin my study of the Graduate Diploma in Law. One year […]
November 12, 2014

Seven Things I’ve Learned Since Starting my GDL

1. Time is precious The GDL is, essentially, a degree crammed into one year’s worth of studying, or, if you’re like me, two years of part […]
May 19, 2014
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Combining Full-time Work with Part-time Study

With the typical progression of studying, then a full-time job, it can often be forgotten that many people work full time and study part-time. This article […]
June 6, 2013

Pros and Cons: The Accelerated GDL

If there’s such a thing as the biological education clock, let’s just say it was more than slightly thrown off when I naively strolled into the […]
April 6, 2013
Becoming a Barrister Checklist

Preparing for the GDL and a Career in Law

So why do you want to practise law? The answer ‘because I did a law degree’ may not be adequate in today’s turbulent recruitment of future […]