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Law: Jobs & Experience

A guide to careers as a barrister, solicitor, legal executive or paralegal


Jobs and Experience

How to get helpful work experience and get started


Law is a competitive field; applicants will need to show a high level of ability, experience, and enthusiasm. Use the links on this page to build up experience, find job vacancies, and research the companies

Use the link in this box to find training contracts, or find paralegal experience in the right hand column

Public Sector Careers

Researching Law Firms

Schemes to increase diversity in the legal sector

Vacation Schemes

31 January is a big deadline for summer vacation schemes, but some are earlier. You can check deadlines on these sites:


CareerHub - Law Jobs

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The Lawyer

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Totally Legal

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