Law is a subject valued by firms across all sectors of the economy and graduates of the School of Law do especially well in the professional services (managing and improving business performance), banking and finance and legal sector.
Of those Students keen to pursue a legal career the majority decide on the solicitor career path. Some students do decide to become a barrister; however, the numbers are quite small.
Some students do not pursue the LPC or BPTC and choose an LLM instead.
Want an exciting legal career? Join a startup
The pace of learning at a startup is unique – I’ve worked at a bank, a media group, a charity and various publishers and learned more in a year here than in the previous five.
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Setting the Bar For A Career In Law – Before, During and After University
In the world of law, there are a number of opportunities and career paths waiting for you but getting onto the career ladder takes time and dedication
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What skills will I gain during my degree?
In addition to your subject knowledge your law degree equips you with key skills valued by employers:
- professional communication, presentation and negotiation skills
- commercial awareness
- problem solving and analytical techniques
- reflection and critical thinking
- digital capabilities and research techniques
- language skills (if combined with a language)
- team work and successful collaborative practice
What are my career options?