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Law Work Experience Is Vital To Future Solicitors

For any law student wanting to go on a secure a training contract, getting some legal work experience is absolutely crucial. The main reason for this is that practising an area of law can be very different to studying an area of law so the more practical work experience a student can get the better.

Newly Qualified Solicitor Jobs – 3 Tips For Succeeding In The Search

The recession has caused many law firms to reduce the amount of newly qualified solicitor jobs they have on offer so the market for this type of employment is particularly tough at the moment.

Converting Your Degree To Law

You can turn any degree into a qualification of law by completing a one year Common Professional Examination (CPE) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL). Almost a third of trainee solicitors and barristers did not graduate with a degree in law. Some students may choose to turn their degree into law at the end of their final year but some may choose to switch careers later in life.