Student law societies vary in what they offer and how they’re arranged, but you can expect opportunities to boost your CV, learn more about the profession and socialise with like-minded students. The following list offers details on dozens of university student law societies. 

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University of Abertay, Dundee

Abertay Students Law Society

University of Abertay Dundee Student Law Society was founded in 2010 by the students and for the students of Abertay. We were originally focused around LLB students but quickly branched out to EBL students too. We reflect the diversity of the Law student population within Abertay, having representatives on the committee from both courses and all years.

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University Mooting Society

Aberystwyth University Mooting Society is open to all students of the Department of Law and Criminology. The society provides members with the opportunity to develop their mooting skills through a series of training workshops and mooting competitions.

Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Law Society is the student-run law society open to all Anglia Ruskin University students interested in a career in law. The aim of the society is to promote and facilitate the sharing of information, advice and contacts regarding a career in law and academic matters for the betterment of members.

Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University Law Society

Our aim is to provide legal knowledge and experience in preparation for a career in the legal sector. This will include various different activities that will enable you to gain the skills needed to succeed in the professional industry. We aim to bridge the gap between the students and the legal world beyond university.

Aston University (Birmingham)

Aston Law Society

Aston Law Society is a student run body aiming to offer all those with an interest in pursuing a legal career, the tools needed to succeed in such a competitive field. We offer a wide range of events, aimed at providing our students with the contacts, skills and knowledge required to have a long and successful legal career. We also strive ourselves on having both a mooting and debating division to enable students the chance to participate in a variety of legal debates.

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Bangor University

Bangor University Student Law Society

Bangor Students’ Law Society aims to help Law students both academically and socially, achieving an important objective in bridging the gap between what is learnt in lectures and what is needed to succeed in a highly competitive industry.

Birkbeck, University of London

Birkbeck Law Society

The Society is an opportunity to meet other students within the Law School in an informal environment, outside of your normal study programme. We intend for the society to create a network amongst students to meet each other both socially and for mutual support. One of our primary aims is to assist our membership in their future careers and, as such we have a range of careers events currently in planning, such as talks, workshops and panel debates. We will be looking to provide you with a range of careers information, for those interested in traditional practice routes, as well as those interested in following academic paths or more niche areas of legal practice.

University of Birmingham

The Holdsworth Club
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best at student engagement

The Holdsworth Club is the University of Birmingham’s Student Law Society. The Holdsworth Club was founded in 1927 and named after Sir William Holdsworth. The list of distinguished presidents includes Lord Denning, Lord Neuberger and this year Lord Dyson, Master of the Rolls. We run a variety of social events both in Birmingham and abroad, as well as sports and drama activities. We also have a comprehensive programme of careers events and we work in partnership with many of the country’s top law firms. We aim to ensure every law student's time at university is the best it can be; by getting involved in our society, students can be sure to get the most out of their degree.

University of Birmingham

The Radcliffe Club Law for Non-Law Society

The Law For Non-Law society is the first of its kind in the country, specifically targeting students who aspire to future legal careers but are not currently studying an LLB. Our society provides information surrounding the law conversion and potential careers, support for our members during difficult processes such as applications and interviews and also networking opportunities so non-law students can meet lawyers face-to-face and increase their confidence when talking to professionals.

Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University Law Society

Bournemouth University's Student Law Society was formed in 1996 and has enjoyed a number of successful years of development as the legal department at Bournemouth University has grown. Each year, the society hosts the Law Ball which is open to law and non law students. It is attended by guest speakers who share their experience of the legal profession; last year the speaker was Lord Neuberger, Master of the Rolls.

BPP University Law School

Our aims and functions are to widen the scope for our students in terms of bridging the gap between students and the legal profession beyond university. Our activities include: enhancing your knowledge on both career paths [BPTC & LPC], arranging talks and events with respectable bodies in the legal field, hosting the annual Law Ball and arranging vital trips within the city.

University of Bradford

University of Bradford Law Society

At the University of Bradford Student Law Society we realise that Law as a subject can be very demanding at times (if not always) so down time and the support of empathetic fellow students can be very important.

University of Brighton

Brighton University Law Society (UBLS)

The University of Brighton Student Law Society organises social and academic events for its members, law students. Examples of such events are: the Freshers Launch Party, a Christmas Ball an extensive program of guest speakers as well as trips to courts and prisons.

University of Bristol

University of Bristol Law Club (UBLC)
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best law society president

SLS Awards Winner 2017

Most committed to increasing diversity

SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best social media

SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best law society president

The University of Bristol Law Club (UBLC) is one of the university’s largest and most successful student societies comprising of over 1,000 members. We are committed to helping students from all backgrounds enter the legal profession. Our three main areas of focus are: to provide tailored careers guidance and networking events with leading employers; to enhance the academic programme through mentoring, competitions and pro bono, and to provide our members with an exciting social and sports calendar! The society is supported by over 50 law firms and graduate employers and holds prestigious lectures by leading practitioners and judges, including, most recently, Baroness Hale and Lord Toulson. We are honoured to have as our patron this year, Supreme Court justice, Lord Wilson. Therefore, we are more than just a typical law society; we facilitate the creation of friendships, the creation of new professional connections and the creation of many unforgettable memories during your time at university.

University of Bristol

University of Bristol Bar Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best society for aspiring barristers

SLS Awards Winner 2017

Most committed to increasing diversity

Bristol Institute of Legal Practice

University of the West of England Law Society

Brunel University

We are a student run society with the purpose of allowing not only law students but for anyone with an interest in law at Brunel University to come together. Our aim is to be a platform for students who are looking for a career in law by helping improve their curriculum vitae through events such as mooting and debating. As well as improving students social lives through our club and pub nights.

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University of Cambridge

Cambridge Law Society

The Cambridge University Law Society (CULS) is one of the oldest and largest student run societies in the University, the country and indeed the world. With a membership base of over a 1000, its aims are manifold and its enterprises diverse.

Cardiff University

Cardiff University Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best social event

We aim to keep both law and non-law students involved socially and academically throughout their university career, with events such as the law ball and the annual trip, as well as mooting, Pro Bono work and social events with local firms.

City, University of London

City, University of London Law Society

The Society organises academic and social events throughout the year. We are committed to run events relating to student skill development and employability. In addition, the Society organises mooting and debating, as well as giving guidance on pro bono work.

City, University of London

Canadian American Law Society

City, University of London

City, University of London Pro Bono Society

Coventry University

Coventry University Law Society
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De Montfort University

The De Montfort University Law Society

Members can take part in both internal and external mooting competitions and are gaining practical experience from our first mentoring scheme. Many social events are available, most notably a cheese 'n' wine evening with local practitioners, trips to Parliament and the High Court as well as the highlight of our calendar, the annual Ball.

University of Derby

University of Derby Law Society

University of Dundee

Dundee University Law Society

University of Durham

Durham University Law Society

"One of the oldest and most prolific societies at Durham: creating a bridge between you and your legal career." The society aims to ensure that its members receive outstanding career opportunities from a wide range of prospective law firms, providing for the chance to meet with company representatives. Additionally, the society hosts a range of quality social and sporting events to allow members to interact in an informal environment.

University of Durham

Durham University Bar Society

Durham University Bar Society dedicates itself to developing understandings of the Bar and related careers. Through the hosting of various events and talks with renowned judges, barristers, and legal professionals, the Society provides the necessary career opportunities to allow students to flourish and potentially follow a path into the competitive field of the Bar.

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University of East Anglia

UEA Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best pro bono activities

The UEA Law Society is one of the largest, popular and most prestigious societies at the university. We cater for all students, whether studying law or otherwise, providing an excellent social calendar year round offering social gatherings, as well as inexpensive trips abroad to cities such as Amsterdam, unavailable to most other students and societies they may be part of. As well as a social aspect, we host academic events with guest speakers of the highest quality, as well as trips to London where we visit barrister's chambers and magic circle law firms. We also host the negotiations and mooting competitions.

Edinburgh University

Edinburgh University Law Society

We are the largest academic society at the University of Edinburgh, with over 1000 members. Our goal is to enhance the student experience of Law students in Edinburgh, and our work can be divided into three main areas: social, sporting and careers. We work alongside top UK and International law firms, running several networking events so you can meet the biggest employers in the legal sector. Through the year there are workshops to tell you more about careers beyond the LLB, and an opportunity to make some useful contacts. We appreciate that a Law degree can be stressful at times, so we run social events to keep things interesting over the academic year. There is a mixture of events, ranging from informal pub crawls, to black-tie events in some of Edinburghs most prestigious venues.This year's committee is headed by President Caitlin Hagart and Vice-President Laura Fairgrieve.

University of Essex

University of Essex Law Society

As the largest and most prestigious society on campus, the University of Essex Law Society offers events and experiences for both law and non-law students. We offer a wide range of academic, careers-focused, and social events, including courses on commercial awareness, and trips to London and Brussels. Alongside this, our internal competitions for mooting and negotiation offer students the chance to compete against each other while being assessed by practising solicitors and barristers. Our termly periodical magazine, Inter Alia, allows students to have their work published and sent to large corporate law firms around the globe. Also, our programme Street Law is a chance for students to get involved in pro bono work, travelling to schools to teach the law and human rights to 11-16 year olds. Finally, we offer networking sessions to law students looking for a non-law career, and training for non-law students preparing for the GDL, showing that we are there to help all students, regardless of your subject.

University of Exeter

Bracton Law Society

The Bracton Law Society is one of Exeter's largest and most active societies. We cater for all students, whether studying law or otherwise, providing an excellent social calendar year round, as well as various sporting, pro bono, mooting and debating opportunities. We also aim to inspire and support members aiming for a career in the legal profession by increasing awareness of career opportunities both nationally and regionally. We aim to ensure every law student's time at university is the best it can be; by getting involved in our society, students can be sure to get the most out of their degree.

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University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire Law Society

Open to students of all subjects, the Gloucestershire Student law society will help students learn more about how they can develop legal skills and a legal career. This can be from learning networking skills at socials to being made more aware of legal opportunities and being given a chance to ask any questions on which students are unsure.

University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich Student Law Society
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University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire Law Society

The aim of the Hertfordshire University Law Society is to help students get prepared for their legal career post-graduation. The Hertfordshire University Law Society will be holding some exciting events throughout the year! We have teamed up this year with a number of excellent organisations including Aspiring Solicitors, BPP, LexisNexis and the Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division to give all our members a broad variety of access to the legal profession. The events being held will range from tips and hints on how to make the most out of your degree, to guest speakers from different areas of law discussing topics such as; training contracts, legal CV’s, applications for vacation schemes, and we also aim to hold some events in collaboration with Brunel Law Society. Our aim is to help you get the most out of your degree and for us to help bridge the gap between university and starting your legal career.

University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield Law Society

Huddersfield Law Society is a new society. We’ve got a new committee and a new vision. The 2015/16 academic year has bought a lot of changes and new initiatives and ideas have been implemented. Huddersfield Law Society aims to bring its members both law and non-law involved socially and academically throughout their university career. Members have the opportunity to network with law firms (local and national), participate in competitions and socialise with other members. Huddersfield Law Society will provide our members with a good understanding of a career in law, whether that’s the solicitor route or the bar route.

University of Hull

University of Hull Law Society

Welcome to the University of Hull Law Society. We are one of the university’s largest societies. We offer students fun, enjoyment and the opportunity of making new friends, with an intoxicating mix of activities from dress down to dress up, bar crawls to cocktail nights & go-karting to ballet, not forgetting our legendary spring ball. In addition, a series of exclusive workshops, professional guest speakers, pro bono opportunities and speed networking events, are guaranteed to boost your career whilst still having fun. Taking part in our mooting, negotiation and client interviewing competitions should also be at the top of your list, which will enable you to build a variety of new and essential legal skills.

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University of Keele

Keele University Bar Society

University of Keele

Keele University Law Society

Keele Law Society work hard to expose both law and non-law students to a diverse range of opportunities to enhance your chosen career path. We combine social aspects with educational advice whilst ensuring your time at Keele is spent with like-minded, ambitious and career-driven individuals. We have a dedicated committee who are passionate about helping you develop the necessary employability skills in a legal-focused environment. We maintain a strong relationship with the Law School and strive to put you in good stead to embark on a legal career.

University of Kent

Kent Law Temple Society

Founded in 1990, the Kent Law Temple Society is the oldest ‘law society’ at the University of Kent. It is based at the Canterbury campus and is the first port of call for those aspiring to a career at the Bar. The mission of the Society is to enhance the prospects of those aspiring to a career at the Bar. We do so by organising a variety of events and activities that thoroughly informs our members as to what a career at the Bar entails, as well as, the steps and requirements to get there. These events include talks and workshops on advocacy skills and networking skills, amongst others, as well as social events.

University of Kent

Kent Student Law Society

Kent Student Law Society (KSLS) is currently one of the largest societies at the University of Kent and the only student society at Kent that caters for students who wish to pursue a career in law as a solicitor, or who are as of yet undecided of their career path they wish to take. Our main aim is to provide our members with all the information they might need to make a well balanced career decision and the support to make it happen. We do this by hosting talks, workshops and networking events with professionals on a variety of career related topics. Every year we organise our annual law fair, which is attended by over 30 legal organisations and over 500 students. Our annual law dinner is a great opportunity for student to meet legal professionals on an informal basis and dine at the Canterbury Cathedral. The Committee this year is a vibrant and enthusiastic team of diverse individuals who strive to provide its members with the information they need to progress successfully into the legal profession.

King's College London

King's College London Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best careers event

The King’s College London Law Society is the largest society at King’s College London for those with an interest in law. The KCL Law Society serves all King’s students with membership available to all law and non-law undergraduates and postgraduates. The KCL Law Society is run by an elected committee for the benefit of students. The committee aims to connect King’s students with top legal practitioners in London and help students develop the skills necessary to succeed in the legal and professional job markets. The Society also organises a variety of enjoyable social events, moots, debates and a negotiation competition.

King's College London

King's College London Bar & Mooting Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best mooting activities

The King's College London Bar and Mooting was formed in September 2017 with the merging of the previous KCL Bar Society and KCL Mooting Society. Under this new merger the Society has been able to expand and offers a range of internal and external mooting competitions, tours of the Inns, careers advice and workshops, a variety of vocational, social and networking events and provides a community run by students for other students aspiring to a career at the Bar. The aim of the Society is to foster students' interests for advocacy and to provide students at King's with the right environment to gain confidence in their abilities and to give them the assistance they really need to succeed. 

King's College London

KCL Pro Bono Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best pro bono activities

The KCL Pro Bono Society co-ordinates several voluntary projects across the university and has the public good as its cornerstone, aiming to benefit the student and wider community. Founded in 2007 with only two projects, KCL Pro Bono has since grown, now offering eight different projects and encouraging participation from law and non-law students. The projects’ themes range from assisting death-row inmates in the United States to mentoring sixth-form students in London to facilitating mediation training for our members.

Kingston University

Kingston University Law Society

We aim to promulgate information, advice and contacts regarding academic issues and careers, both in the law and other areas. We are affiliated to or have links with several professional and academic organisations including the Inner Temple, European Law Students Association and the International Law Students Association. Society members often compete at the annual In-House Mooting Competition and Client Negotiating Competition, and many have competed for the university in national level moots and client negotiating competitions, in which we have had great success in the past

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Lancaster University

Lancaster University Law Society

Lancaster Law Society is run by students and offers support and also a wide range of activities - some which might be of help in any future legal career and some which are there solely to give a well needed and deserved break from stressful studies (excuse to party?) !

University of Leeds

Leeds University Law Society

Leeds Law Society fully understands that nowadays the employment market is very competitive and that employers not only look for a good degree, but also ways in which the applicant has made themselves stand out amongst the rest. We aim to provide all the opportunities for our students that will help them to gain a legal experience that a degree does not teach.

University of Leicester

Leicester University Student Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best at student engagement

SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best law society overall

Our objectives are to enhance our members' experiences of university life and to help provide and excellent grouding for a legal career. We do this by considering a 3 pillar approach of: Academic guidance and support - liasing with the Students' Union course representatives and staff of the School of Law to ensure our courses are running smoothly! Development of practical skills - through our many competitions, Pro Bono opportunities, sports teams and LawSoc magazine reporting opportunities. Providing networking opportunities - in the form of our many Solicitor/Barrister related career events and our social events, such as sponsored cocktail evenings. Being a member of the Student Law Society adds to your overall university experience, not only by providing you with great opportunities to expand your personal accomplishments, but also by giving you the opportunity to network and develop your career prospects.

University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln Law Society

Currently the largest society on campus, the University of Lincoln Law Society offers an insight for both members studying, or just interested in the world of law. We offer academic opportunities covering negotiation, pro bono as well as mooting, with the 2014 final of our internal mooting competition, named after Professor Richard Stone, being held at The Supreme Court. Our careers events and guest lecture series provides members an opportunity to speak to professionals including barristers, solicitors, and members of the judiciary as well as Lincoln Law School alumni to share their story into law. On top of that, our calendar of events, provides members the chance to get a break from their studies. From our lively socials, quizzes and games to the prestigious highlight of the year, the annual law ball, we have something for everyone, whatever your taste.

University of Liverpool

The Advocacy Society

The Advocacy Society is the youngest of the Law School’s student societies. Set up in 2010, the Advocacy Society aims to enhance students’ public speaking and advocacy skills and improve their employability prospects.

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool Solicitors Society

The Solicitors Society is a new society committed to helping students become equipped with the vital skills needed to enter the legal profession through hosting a number of events throughout the year. From networking opportunities with leading law firms, hands-on skills workshops, trips, competitions and much more, we will be providing a platform for students to build on the skills and competencies which firms look for and enable members to enhance their employability to be one step closer to gaining those coveted Training Contracts. In addition to this, we will be hosting a number of social events, giving like-minded individuals the opportunity to get to know one another and share their advice and experiences to support future students in pursuing their chosen career paths, in order to encourage a new generation of solicitors here at Liverpool.

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores Law Society

The aim of the LJMU Law Society is to provide students with the opportunity to gain unforgettable experiences and to network with others through a number of exciting law- and non-law-related activities. We host a wide range of academic and social events throughout the year, including both internal and external mooting and negotiation competitions, student vs. lecturer quizzes, charity events, a discussion board and weekly e-newsletter, firm and chambers networking events, and of course the prestigious end of year Law Ball. As a member of the LJMU Law Society, you will be able to enjoy exclusive discounts at many of these events, whilst gaining valuable experience and knowledge of the legal world. Not only does it look great on your CV, but you'll be part of a social network of law students open to all ages and levels, enabling you to mix with all the right people at this crucial time in your career.

University of London

University of London Law Society

Open to all aspiring solicitors and barristers, the University of London Legal Forum is the first and only intercollegiate law society in London. As University of London's official law society, we pride ourselves on our diverse and inclusive membership, accepting both undergraduate and postgraduate students from all study disciplines. Our aim is to provide students with the tools they need to succeed and therefore do not require students to pay for membership to benefit from the opportunities we offer.

Some of the events we frequently run or have planned for the coming academic year include:

  • Career/Employability events;
  • Intercollegiate events (mooting, negotiations, debating, and possibly more); and
  • Forums on contemporary legal topics.

London School of Economics

The LSESU Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best mooting activities

The Law Society is one of the liveliest and most popular societies at LSE, with something always going on. From tours of corporate law firms and career-advice seminars to parties at some of London's hottest venues, our yearly Ball and lectures by the worlds' top lawyers - be it our very own Cherie Booth QC or judges from the highest courts in Britain and the world. The Society is a great opportunity to get to know those people you say hello to in every lecture, but never seem to get the chance to have proper conservations with. By joining the Law Society you will get the chance to explore possible career paths, interact with top-class solicitors and barristers and hopefully have a few great nights out with people you'll never forget!

London South Bank University

London South Bank University Law Society

LSBU Law Society is open to both law and non-law student, our aim and objectives is to :

  • To ensure that every member’s time at university is the best
  • Help build and improve your CV
  • Access mentors to help both academically and other areas of need
  • Widen the scope for member by bridging the gap between students and law profession beyond university
  • Arrange both social and academic events that will benefit our members.
  • Encourage our members to participate in mooting and street law.

We organise a summer party yearly and Christmas Ball thereby giving all the years an opportunity to mingle and also socialise with our lecturers away from academics.

Every year we organise trips to places of interest for our member, we booked to visit Strasbourg for a tour of ECHR, European Parliament and Council of Europe.

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University of Manchester

Manchester University Law Society (MULS)
SLS Awards Winner 2018

Most committed to increasing diversity

Your one stop to everything that is going on at the University of Manchester Law School. Find out about exciting social and academic events, check out our photos and videos, and much more! MULS online will help you stay updated with our sponsors who are leading global law firms and will keep you updated on trips abroad and how to purchase tickets to our exclusive events. Whatever your motivation, interests or background, MULS is the society for you!

Manchester Metropolitan University

Manchester Law Society

Middlesex University

Middlesex University Law Society

We aim to provide you with diverse, valuable and exciting range of informative presentations and fantastic social events. The main goal is to become one of the most exciting and innovative societies at the University. The society is run by students, for students. Therefore our intentions are not simply directed toward career events, but range from social events to mooting competitions.

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Newcastle University

The Eldon Society

The Eldon Society is Newcastle University's student law society and is named after Lord Eldon, a famous 19th century Lord Chancellor and son of Newcastle.

Northumbria University

Grey Society

The Grey Society is Northumbria’s Law Society which runs a variety of different events throughout the year for law students and their friends.

Northumbria University

Mock Trial Society at Northumbria University

One of Northumbria University's longest running law societies, the Mock Trial Society offers an opportunity to develop courtroom advocacy skills, courtroom etiquette and to get to grips with elements of criminal law. Our Society provides a friendly environment for Students of all areas of study to enhance their skills and to give current and prospective law students a feeling on how their careers will be in practice.

University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best careers event

We have one of the largest memberships and receive an unhealthy amount of sponsorship from lovely law firms which means one thing: we can provide the biggest socials with the cheapest prices every couple of weeks, as well as securing our members more discounts than any other society from some of Nottingham's biggest names. From bars to restaurants to clubs, we cover everything - even the taxi home! On top of our amazing social calendar, LawSoc offers an unparallelled careers service for both law and non-law students, organising a million-and-one firm presentations, workshops and networking events throughout the year, balancing our grand balls and river cruises against our careers fair and dinner at the Hilton Hotel.

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The Open University

Open University Law Society

The Open University Law Society (OULS) is the official law society for the Open University. It is an active society and open to all. The Society is run by both past and present students of the Open University. Our website offers information about the roots of the Society and our current committee, alongside the many benefits of becoming an OULS member and how to join. The OULS is also passionate about developing its members’ advocacy skills through mooting. Our website contains a substantial amount of information relating to mooting, including what it is, how you can get involved and the events we run.

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University Law Society

Oxford University

Oxford Law Society

The Oxford Law Society is one of the largest student societies in Oxford. It is run by students for students, in association with the Careers service and the Faculty of Law. Law Soc's main aims are to provide regular speaker events and opportunities to speak with representatives from barristers' Chambers and law firms through either presentations or social events.

Oxford University

Oxford Bar Society

In the past four years the Oxford Bar Society has established itself as a focal point for those at the University of Oxford interested in careers at the Bar. We have hosted barristers from across the profession including Lord Kerr, Lord Reed, Baroness Hale, and Dominic Grieve QC. Academic debate has been fuelled by legal discussions on human rights, family law, commercial law, and medical law. We have been joined by many chambers, organisations, and individuals including Professor Jonathan Herring, Sir Stephen Sedley, and Amicus. The dedicated and hardworking committee have ensured that strong links have been fostered with each of the Inns of Court and many sets who have contributed to events held each term in Oxford and London.

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Plymouth University

Plymouth Student Law Society

We are a society for all Law and Criminal Justice Students as well as anyone who is interested in a career in the legal sector. We run extensive internal and external mooting, negotiation and debating competitions as well as a multitude of career and special events. Our annual Cheese and Wine Evening sees the Society host a networking event, with the opportunity for our members to talk to a variety of professionals including barristers, solicitors, probation officers, the CPS and local police. However, we’re not just about increasing your employability, we do like to have fun as well. We run regular socials: some themed nights, some relaxed, some for charity fundraising, but all a lot of fun! We end the year with the annual Law Ball - a fantastic opportunity to "Dress to Impress" - held in one of Plymouth's finest venues!

University of Portsmouth

The University of Portsmouth Law Society

The University of Portsmouth Law Society is a student led group run for the benefit of its members. Open to all UoP students interested in the law, we have a focus on preparing and entering teams for mooting and other competitions (such as, negotiations and client interviewing). We also organise educational trips to sites such as the Houses of Parliament, Supreme Court and Royal Courts of Justice. Paired with our recreational events, such as our charity evening, these opportunities allow our members to best prepared for whatever area of law they choose to pursue.

University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth Student Bar Association

The University of Portsmouth Student Bar Association is a means to create a pathway to the Bar by education, networking and advocacy training.

Our goal is for our members to leave with a solid foundation of oral and written advocacy and a good understanding of the qualities chambers are looking for in Pupils and Tenants. We will also have careers events which will introduce our members to Clerks, Legal Advisors and Solicitor Advocates.  

Anybody who is interested in learning about the Bar, improving their advocacy skills or interview techniques is more than welcome to join us.  We are free to join.

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Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary Bar Society

Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary Pro Bono Society

Queen Mary University of London

The Queen Mary Law Society

The main task of the Law Society is to assist students within the Department of Law with all aspects of their study.The Society organises events, both academic and social, from our annual boat party to networking events with major law firms. Queen Mary has a separate Student Bar Society for aspiring barristers.

Queen's University Belfast

QUB Law Society
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Reading University

Reading University Law Society

As the biggest society on campus, Reading University Law Society prides itself on being the best. We do so by organising and running a variety of different events throughout the year, from unforgettable socials to mooting to career workshops to 'an Audience with...' sessions. Our aim is to ensure you make the most of your time at Reading University and ensure you try as many things/ meet as many people as possible.

Royal Holloway, University of London

RHUL Law Society

With a new law faculty being introduced to Royal Holloway University of London in 2015, the RHUL Law Society will be expanding considerably. Our aim is to connect students interested in the subject of law, in legal careers, and in meeting like-minded peers. We aim to provide our members with interesting information about the legal industry, and related careers. While helping to develop employability skills, as well as organising law-related trips, events, and socials. An exciting development to the society as of this year will be the establishment of a pro-bono department, working with local solicitors, helping to resolve student housing disputes.

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School of Oriental and African Studies

SOAS Law Society

The SOAS Law Society comprises both undergraduate and postgraduate law students. We aim to promote events and opportunities for SOAS students to get involved and to support the development of their career in law. We provide opportunities in the commercial field as well as other legal career paths, the scope of which reach careers in the UK, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Our activities include careers and networking events, a mentor scheme, a careers database, pro-bono work, mooting competitions, balls and dinners.

Sheffield University

Edward Bramley Law Society

EdBram has so much to offer you in the way of extra-curricular events! Whether it’s mooting, sports, volunteering or attending one of our infamous social events we have something for everyone!

Sheffield University

University of Sheffield Bar Society

University of Southampton

University of Southampton Law Society

The University of Southampton Law Society is primarily a representative body for law students at the University of Southampton. The Society aims to preserve students' interests through improving opportunities and maintaining good contact with the Law faculty.

University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews Law Society

Founded in 2005, the University of St Andrews Law Society has a dedicated committee who work to provide a society open to all students wanting to learn more or pursue a career in law. With the help of our dedicated sponsors, we aim to link the University of St Andrews with the wider legal community by offering talks from legal professionals, organised trips to chambers and firms, socials and much, much, more!

Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University Law Society

University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland Law Society (UoS SLS)

The University of Sunderland Law Society aims to provide both law and non law students with experience that will allow them to embark successfully on a legal career. Through a diverse range of careers and social events, we endeavour to expand the students' skill set that they require to begin their legal careers.

University of Surrey

University of Surrey Students' Law Society

We organise and advertise events relating to the legal sector - so things like talks, lectures, trips to courts. We also have a social element - bar crawls, quiz nights and the Annual Law Ball.

University of Sussex

University of Sussex Law Society

The University of Sussex Law Society exists to enhance the experience of law and non-law students by exposing them to career options and providing opportunities for them to develop their soft skills. As a society we attempt to provide both social, and educational opportunities to our members, with the mandate to ensure that we strive to enhance the student experience, making it the best it can be while studying at Sussex.

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Swansea University

Swansea University

Swansea University Law Society

Swansea University Law Society provide a wide rang of events catering those pursuing academic study of the law and those interested in legal careers. Some of our annual highlights include our Law Ball, Annual Networking Dinner and bimonthly socials. We also provide a peer mentoring programme and several employability focused events.

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University College London

UCL Student Law Society

The UCL Law Society has been established for more than 70 years and serves a diverse and vibrant family comprising law and non-law students from 45 different countries. The Law Society holds, on average, one activity per day during the academic year and regularly hosts top judges, academics and lawyers around the world. The Law Society's activities include a range of competitions (mooting, debating, client interviewing, negotiation, and mediation), UK and overseas social events, five student publications (three magazines, one applications guide, and one international careers guide), pro bono activities, and five sports teams (netball, rugby, dodgeball, football, and a running club). In sum, there is something for everyone!

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University of Warwick

Warwick Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best law society overall

SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best social media

SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best society for first-year students

Warwick Law Society holds the reputation for being one of the most prestigious and successful societies on campus. Since its inception in 1968, Warwick Law Society has constantly developed and we are extremely proud of its achievements. Last year, Warwick LawSoc won 2 student law society awards (Best Mooting activities & Best Law Society President) and was nominated for 2 others (Best Pro Bono activities & Best Law Society)! With an increasingly competitive graduate job market, we keep employability at the heart of LawSoc. Our careers events provide members with an insight into all areas of the legal profession to enable them to make an informed decision about your future career path. Additionally, our skills sessions provide members with various opportunities to develop skills essential to becoming successful lawyers. With regular social events, annual Law Ball, and the LawSoc Tours along with a Mentoring Scheme we also ensure that students graduate with long-lasting friendships and memories.

University of Warwick

Warwick Bar Society

Warwick Bar Society was established in 2012 in order to foster a community of aspiring barristers. We hope to encourage students, both law and non-law, to consider the Bar, and to support and encourage those who already have their hearts set on this area of the legal profession. The Bar Society provides students with helpful guidance and information on the realities of a career at the Bar. We endeavour to guide students on their path to the Bar, and help them to develop individually and collectively through shared experiences of the profession. Thus, we aim to give students the opportunity to hear from and meet a variety of barristers, visit chambers across the country, and journey down to the legal heart of London to attend events at the Inns of Court. We intend to engender a small but strong community by creating an enjoyable, interesting and vibrant collegiate atmosphere, much like the Inns themselves

Westminster Law School

Westminster Student Law Society

The University of Westminster Law Society is one of the leading societies for law students at the University. Our aim is to make a positive contribution to the student life of our members. The society is open to all students of Westminster. We would like to encourage everyone to join our society to take advantage of the opportunities we offer to enhance your professional skills and to bolster your future career. It is also fun to be a member of the Law Society, as we regularly hold various social events and activities to suit everyone. Please, join us, let’s have fun and make the most of our student experience together.

University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton Student Law Society

The University of Wolverhampton Student Law Society, formerly known under the alias Bar and Mooting Society, plays a vital role outside of academic studies. We provide students with endless opportunities to develop their legal and employability skills through both social events, legal activities and workshops. Our members are always taking part in our mooting, debating, client interviewing, cross-examination and legal-related workshops, succeeding in competitions which put their skills and knowledge to the test. Our society aims to improve skills through a variety of activities, for instance, teamwork, confidence and leadership. We aspire to offer opportunities to students who are interested in the subject of law and pursuing careers in the legal industry, such as a solicitor or barrister.

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The University of York

York University Law Society
SLS Awards Winner 2017

Best society for non-law students

SLS Awards Winner 2018

Best society for non-law students

In its 11th year, YLS has a campus reputation to be proud of, particularly among non-law students, as well as among law firms and chambers around the country.

Employability is central to YLS. Our ‘YLS Application Acceleration Program’ takes members from Freshers to interviews through workshops and mentoring. Our journal, Ebor Lex, provides its students with an academic outlet on issues they are passionate about. We offer an excellent array of sponsor-opportunities. This year we are particularly committed to widening our offering to cover the entire legal sector.

YLS socials provide genuinely fun opportunities to network with potential clients from other Societies, not to mention future colleagues. Summer 2018 sees this begin with joint-socials and the ‘YLS Cruise on the Ouse,’ sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright. Following Freshers Week 2018 we’ll run a new Inter-Society Freshers Social, our Careers Dinner, Inter-Varsity Sports, City Visits and, finally, the YLS International Tour.

The University of York

York Bar Society
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