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Our Employability Service brings together the Careers and Pro Bono teams to provide you with information, advice, practical experience and links to the profession to help you to succeed in your career. Available at all of our campuses, the Employability Team is focused on helping you to achieve your career and work experience goals.

Secure a job within 9 months of successfully completing your course or your fees back.

Terms and Conditions apply.

We are at the forefront of pioneering pro bono opportunities for law students and our programmes have been nominated for a number of awards

We have an overall 5 Star rating from QS World University Rankings and 5 stars in Teaching, Employability, Online Learning, Academic Development and Inclusiveness.

Our Employability and Careers Service

Whether it’s careers information from our Student and Professional Employability Programmes, a one-to-one interview with a careers adviser, practical legal experience through our pro bono opportunities, mentoring or simply searching for a job on our vacancy database – we offer a range of services to get your career off to the best start.

We know how important it is to get your career off to the right start. That’s why our Employability Service is with you every step of the way – from pre-application, during study and as alumni.

Our Network

We have a vast network in the legal industry meaning you are connected from the moment you accept your place with us. We deliver legal training to 91 of the top 100 law firms and have exclusive relationships with 33 of the top 100. We also have several exclusive relationships with law firms outside of the top 100, including 8 of the top 20 US law firms.

Hear from some UK law firms on what skills and knowledge they are looking for in their future trainees and what a career in law can offer you.

Why choose a career in law?


What are the key skills and knowledge that firms are looking for in their future trainees?

programmes Student Employability

This programme includes careers advice and practical activities designed to help you take the first steps towards a successful career in the law.

programmes Professional Employability

This programme will encourage you to reflect and plan so that you can respond positively to workplace challenges.

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supportEmployability services

We offer a range of support and many opportunities to help get your career off to the best start possible.

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supportPro bono and work experience

We provide the advice and opportunities you need to connect with professionals in the industries you’re interested in and get you the practical experience you need to set you apart.

Job Search

Search through hundreds of jobs on our vacancy database.

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Information for Recruiters

Find out about opportunities to recruit and engage our students as well as our free vacancy advertising service.

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Legal Practice Areas

From corporate law to human rights law, find out about different practice areas and what skills you need to succeed in each one.

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Employability We Set You Up For Success

Find out more about employability at The University of Law.

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