Festival of Careers 2024

Careers in Law

Job and information sources

Career options directly related to Law Degree

For an overview of Commercial Law, please visit: Bright Network Career Pathways Guide



Joining one of the four Inns of Court

Relevant Work Experience

For more information on seeking law work experience

Barristers Clerk

Information on roles will be available here:

Chartered Legal Executive

Company Secretary

Costs Lawyer


Licensed Conveyancer

Jobs are available via:



Postgraduate study

Aspiring to be a Solicitor

To become a solicitor in England and Wales: You have to complete an LPC followed by a paid training contract with a law firm.

More information on LPC

For a list of all institutions who offer LPC please visit:

For information on securing a Training Contract

Aspiring to be a Barrister

To become a Barrister: Undertake a Bar course, followed by a one-year training period called a pupillage.

For further information please visit:

Other Postgraduate options can be searched for via

Postgraduate options available at the University of Leicester

Careers in the sector

Where did our previous University of Leicester grads go in this sector?

  • Edward Hands & Lewis
  • HMP – Prison Service
  • Leicestershire Police
  • RAF
  • Thames Valley Police
  • University of Leicester
  • Wright Hassal LLP

Where to find upcoming events and activities at the University of Leicester

Make sure to check all our events running on MyCareers regularly to book onto any workshops and employer led sessions.

Our Festival of Careers runs three times per year and we welcome a whole host of employers from all sectors to speak to students about the opportunities they have. 

If you have any questions about the Festival of Careers or want to find out when the next one is taking place, please contact us at graduatetalent@leicester.ac.uk.

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