Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?

Not all law students will go on to become professional lawyers. That’s no surprise. Law is a semi-vocational degree and nothing says that if you study law you need to become a solicitor or barrister. Law teaches you some really useful skills which should stand you in good stead in the job market, you just … More Studying law and not going to be a lawyer? What now?

Could you work for a start up?

I talk a lot about law being a semi-vocational degree. You don’t have to become a professional lawyer just because you’ve studied law. This is something that Kitty Harris from start-up BrighterBox is very well aware of. I asked her to share her thoughts with us. Over to Kitty…

What if I don’t want to be a lawyer? There are plenty more options.

So you’ve read law at University because you thought you wanted to be a lawyer? And now when it comes to it, you’re not so sure? Is this a disaster? A waste of three years of your life? No. Absolutely not. You’ve done a highly regarded academic degree which teaches you a whole raft of … More What if I don’t want to be a lawyer? There are plenty more options.