I want to work in Law
- For all aspects of pursuing a career as a solicitor, AllAboutLaw, the Law Careers website covers all key information.
- For an overview of the legal sector, see www.prospects.ac.uk/law_sector.htm
- For an outline of the main roles in the legal profession, see www.kent.ac.uk/ces/student/degree/law
- The University of Law’s website www.law.ac.uk includes useful information on the English legal system, types of legal career, skills required and routes to qualification
- The Beginner’s Guide to a Career in Law – excellent basic introduction from LawCareers.Net. Pick up a copy from the careers Service or download the digital version from https://www.lawcareers.net/Starting-Out/Beginners-Guide-Career-Law
- The Law Society international communities pages https://communities.lawsociety.org.uk/international provide information for those exploring international opportunities
Becoming a Barrister or Solicitor
A diagram of the route for graduates to become solicitors or barristers, with explanations of each stage is at: www.lawcareers.net/Information/Timetables/Basic
Please note that the route to qualification as a solicitor is changing from 2021. The links below give further information and will be regularly updated as new information becomes available
Use the Companies tab at the top of this page for links to a wide range of websites with information regarding careers in law.