Recommended Reading


Those who are approaching law for the first time and who want a colourful and expert introduction to the law, are encouraged to read ‘HOW THE LAW WORKS – a friendly guide to the legal system’ by Dr Gary Slapper, published by Harper Collins (ISBN-10:0-00-722107-X). Price: £8.99. Request the latest edition.

Heading to law school? Martin Partington, an Oxford Academic, gives some valuable advice on how to get ahead, what you can expect, and how best to prepare:

http://youtu.be/_jyo3QldQDo

 

BECOMING A LAWYER & CAREERS IN LAW

For initial information, please refer to the following web pages:

http://www.lawcareers.net

http://l2b.thelawyer.com/so-you-want-to-be-a-lawyer?/134634.article

http://www.chambersstudent.co.uk/

http://www.college-of-law.co.uk/futurelawyers

Chartered Legal Executive:

http://www.cilexcareers.org.uk/

Barrister:

http://www.barcouncil.org.uk/careers/

Solicitor:

http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/

https://www.lawsociety.org.uk/law-careers/

Government Legal Service:

http://www.gls.gov.uk/

Crown Prosecution Service:

http://www.cps.gov.uk/careers/

Court Legal Adviser:

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/advice/planning/jobprofiles/Pages/courtlegaladviser.aspx

Lawyer in Local Government:

http://www.lawyersinlocalgovernment.org.uk/about

Commerce & Industry Group for lawyers:

http://www.cigroup.org.uk/about.aspx

Barristers in Commerce, Finance & Industry:

www.bacfi.org

 Law courses information:

http://www.ucas.ac.uk/seps/profiles/law

http://www.lawcareers.net/Courses/Search.aspx

http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/

Employment vacancies – legal recruitment:

http://www.simplylawjobs.com

http://www.professionalsinlaw.com

Freelancing or starting a new business:

https://www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/plan-your-career/career-options/freelancing/

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Please note: The information delivered in a  law training course, seminar or workshop is not intended to be a substitute for professional legal or other advice. Students and delegates should consult a Solicitor when they are in need of legal advice or information. Course materials are provided for the sole use of students and delegates.