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Be part of something bigger!

In 2015, we’re proud to introduce the Master of Legal Practice (MLP) featuring the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP). Bringing a new level of choice to professional legal training the MLP gives you the option after completing the Admission to Practice courses (GDLP component) to be admitted to practice and exit with a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice after a minimum of six months or continue with your study after admission and graduate with a Master of Legal Practice – you have two years to make this decision Whatever choice you make, you’ll get the benefits of flexible online study, allowing you to balance study with work or personal commitments, and a qualification from one of Australia’s highest ranked universities and home to one of the world’s top 15 law schools.

Welcome to students attending Becoming a Practitioner Courses in January 2015.

The GDLP Workshop extends a warm welcome to all students attending the BAP courses in January 2015.

Melbourne 5-9 Jan - The venue is Clifton’s, Level 2/440 Collins Street, Melbourne Vic 3000. Your course convener is Elizabeth Curran with Pamela Taylor-Barnett co-convening.

Brisbane 5-9 Jan - The venue is Clifton’s, Level 3/288 Edward Street Brisbane QLD 4000. Your course convener Scott Malcolmson.

Canberra 12-16 Jan - The venue is the Law Theatre, ANU College of Law, 5 Fellows Road, The Australian National University, Acton, ACT. Your course convener is Elizabeth Lee.

Sydney 12-16 Jan – The venue is Clifton’s, Level 13/60 Margaret Street, Sydney NSW 2000. Your course convener is James Stewart.

Darwin 12-16 Jan – The venue is the Moot Court at the School of Law, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory 0909.  Your convener is Judy Harrison.

Perth 19 - 23 Jan  - The venue is the Legal-Aid office, 55 St.Georges Terrace, Perth, W.A 6000. Your convener is Helen De Brito.

Your BAP course will run from 9am-5pm each day. We look forward to meeting you in 2015.

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Becoming a practitioner (BAP) intensive courses

Apply now for Brisbane,Melbourne, Becoming a Practitioner January 5-9 2015!
Applications have been extended until December 19.

Perth starts 19 Jan 2015. Applications close 2 Jan 2015.

Admission to practice

To practise law in Australia, you must complete professional legal training (PLT). 

Designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge you’ll need as a lawyer, professional legal training builds on your undergraduate law degree or Juris Doctor, and enables you to be admitted as a lawyer across Australia.

After becoming eligible for admission, whether you choose to exit with the GDLP  – or continue and graduate with the MLP – you’ll be part of ANU, one of Australia’s highest ranked universities.

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Updated: 13 October 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Director, GDLP / Page Contact:  Program Coordinator, GDLP