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Career choices

  • Whether you’re a student, a junior lawyer, or looking to make a change, this section gives you an insight into what it’s like to work in various organisations and legal practice areas. It offers advice and tips on how to make your law career happen.

    Also in this section, members discuss their own career paths in areas of law and the organisations they work in. They offer valuable insight into what drew them to their practice, the skills needed to succeed, the challenges and what they have learnt along the way.

    Law Society careers clinic

    For: Paralegals, final seat trainees and qualified lawyers
    Where: Law Society’s Hall, London or via telephone
    Dates for 2018: 7 November
    Dates for 2019: 12 February, 3 April, 5 June, 10 September and 9 November

    • A free, confidential 45-minute one-to-one consultation with a career coach/legal recruiter.
    • Careers advice on applying for training, interview practice, changing career direction, returning after a break, transferable skills, alternative careers, etc.

    For more information and to book a place, email Appointments will be scheduled from 09:30-18:00.