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Deciding on Law

Deciding on Law

Get an overview of law careers, what they entail and whether they could be right for you.


Solicitor v Barrister

What are the main differences between the two professions? Find out here.

Barrister v Solicitor Quiz

Barrister v Solicitor Quiz

Take our 2-minute quiz to find out if you’re better suited to being a solicitor or a barrister!

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Becoming a Solicitor

Find out what a solicitor does and earns - and how to become one.


Becoming a Barrister

Think you're a budding barrister? See if you're right and what steps to take.

Legal Executive

Chartered Legal Executives

Endorsed by CILEx, this page gives a step-by-step guide to the profession.


What is a Paralegal?

Learn what a paralegal does, how to qualify as a paralegal and how much you could earn.

Legal Apprenticeships

Law Apprenticeships

This page explains what law apprenticeships are and how you can get involved.

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Law at University

Find out more about studying a law degree (the LLB) at university here.

Law at Oxbridge - Oxford Law and Cambridge Law

Law at Oxbridge

Learn what studying law at Oxbridge is like and how to get ahead in your application!

Law Personal Statement

Personal Statement

This section will help you write a stand-out personal statement for law.



This section explains what the LNAT entails and suggests strategies for scoring higher.

LLM (Master of Laws)


Thinking of postgraduate law? This section covers what you need to know about the LLM.

Law Work Experience

Law Work Experience

Find out more about legal work experience, from vacation schemes to mini pupillage.

GDL Conversion Course

Conversion Courses

If you didn't study law at uni, you will need a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). Find out more!

LPC Tutoring


Want to become a solicitor? Learn about the Legal Practice Course (LPC) here.

BPTC Tutoring


Want to become a barrister? This section covers all you need to know about the BPTC.

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Training Contracts

This page guides you through training contract applications and choosing the right firm for you.

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This section details the pupillage application process as well as how to tackle interviews.

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Law Firm Insights

Find extra information about the various law firms, as well as case studies and interviews.

The Lawyer Portal

Legal Hot Topics 2019

All the recent legal happenings you need to know about - in case they come up in your next interview.


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