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School of Law

Career options for law students

There are many opportunities available to law students, in the legal profession and beyond.

You might already have an idea what you want to do after your law degree, be it further training for a legal career, or further study for legal research or teaching.

A law degree offers a range of transferrable skills that can reach far beyond the legal profession, and our graduates secure a wide variety of roles after they graduate.

These are just some of areas our recent law graduates are working in:

  • Barrister, solicitor and judge appointments
  • Academia
  • Finance
  • Media and communications
  • Healthcare
  • Police and probation services
  • Housing and property management
  • Central and local government
  • Human resources