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Everything you need to know about what a solicitor does, and how you can become one. Explore each pathway to law and learn more about how to find your first Vacation Scheme, secure a Training Contract and pass the SQE.
Your Solicitor Questions Answered
Discover what a Solicitor does, what their day-to-day role looks like, and what they get paid with salary insights.
Understand how a Solicitor is different to a Barrister and see where their roles can overlap.
Explore each of the pathways to becoming a Solicitor and learn more about career progression and development.
Compare different undergraduate degrees and find out what a qualifying law degree actually is.
If you didn't study law you can still become a Solicitor if you do a law conversion, called a GDL.
Apprenticeships are an alternative to studying at university and can see you qualify sooner, with more experience.
Learn about work experience opportunities from open days and internships to Vacation Schemes.
Browse our database of open Vacation Schemes and see which law firms are actively recruiting.
Volunteering to do Pro Bono work is a great way to build experience. Check out the best opportunities.
Make sure you know everything about Training Contracts, with tips on how to apply and secure one in our guide.
Browse our database of open Training Contracts to find any that are open for applications.
You may have to sit the Watson Glaser test, so make sure you're prepared and try a free practice test.
Make sure you're ready for Training Contract interviews and get our best tips and advice on how to stand out.
Develop this increasingly important skill with our in-depth guides and topical blogs.
You can study for the SQE independently or during a Training Contract, so make sure you're clear about your options.
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