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Law: International

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


Law Sectors Abroad

Information about working in other parts of the world




Studying law in one country does not necessarily limit your options in terms of which countries you can practice in

Many students from abroad choose to study in Sussex to take advantage of the British legal education and because it may be cheaper than studying at home

English law applies to England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have slightly different legal systems

Links at the side discuss how to qualify to work in other countries


Many Canadian students come to study Law in Sussex

On returning to Canada you will need to complete an additional set of exams, called NCA exams, in order to practice law

Qualifying in the UK

If you have previous experience with law in another country it may be possible to qualify as a solicitor in Britain through the Qualified Lawyers Transfer Scheme