Course Overview

City Colleges’ Law Society of Ireland’s Preliminary Examinations preparatory course for the Law Society of Ireland’s Preliminary Examinations is designed for non-graduates who want to pursue a career as a Solicitors.

The course will be available now.

The examination is held once a year, usually in February or March.

The examination consists of the following three papers:

  • English
  • Irish Government and Politics
  • General Knowledge

For full details of the syllabus, please click here (

The course consists of 25 hours of recorded material, available online through your Moodle account.

All course notes are available online.


Our Law School tutors and administrative staff have many years of experience in delivering professional preparatory courses for entrance to both the Law Society of Ireland (Solicitors) and the Honorable Society of King’s Inns (Barristers) and are here to provide you with the best advice and training on your Preliminary exam journey.

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Prelim Exam Prep Course

Law Society of Ireland's Preliminary Exam Prep Course