Announcement about ANU School of Legal Practice - Updated December 2019The Australian National University has announced programs in the School of Legal Practice will not be available after December 2021. This decision does not affect programs offered by the ANU Law School. Programs in the School of Legal Practice will be taught until the end of 2021. Although we are no longer accepting new applications, all existing program enrolments are subject to program completion date of 31 December 2021. For more information please refer to the FAQs

The ANU School of Legal Practice (formerly ANU Legal Workshop) has over 40 years’ experience providing high quality practical legal training to generations of lawyers. In addition to its renowned Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, the School offers a suite of programs for law professionals to master their craft. The ANU School of Legal Practice has an active research profile exploring aspects of the legal profession through the Centre for Profession, Education and Regulation in Law (PEARL).

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Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice »

The Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice provides LLB and JD graduates with the qualification required to be admitted as a lawyer in Australia in as little as six months. Delivered almost entirely online, the GDLP is a postgraduate qualification from one of the world’s top 20 law schools.

Master of Legal Practice »

The MLP provides you with both a Masters-level qualification and admission to practice law in Australia, with the option of studying almost entirely online.
About ANU Legal Workshop

Why do your Practical Legal Training with ANU School of Legal Practice »

Benefit from ANU School of Legal Practice's more than 40 years experience delivering Practical Legal Training in Australia.

Our approach

Student wellbeing »

ANU School of Legal Practice is a national leader in researching student wellbeing, and incorporating research findings into our teaching approach which supports the mental health and wellbeing of our graduates, to ensure your true preparedness for practice.

Why do PLT with ANU Legal Workshop

About ANU School of Legal Practice »

The Australian National University (ANU) is a world-leading university. ANU is consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world for the study of law. The ANU School of Legal Practice is your direct pathway to legal practice.


Legal careers & placements »

Check our jobs board for advertisements for Legal Practice Experience (LPE) placements and job opportunities for ANU School of Legal Practice students.

Military Law

Military Law »

Are you an Australian Defence Force legal officer seeking postgraduate legal education? We deliver postgraduate legal education to ADF legal officers through our Military Law Program.

PLT providers in 2022

Post-2021 Practical Legal Training for ANU students »

Are you an ANU student preparing to undertake your Practical Legal Training in 2022? Review our list of providers.

Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director, GDLP/Page Contact:  Program Coordinator, GDLP