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Becoming a lawyer as a non-law student
GDL and SQE: what’s going on with conversion courses?In this Feature we’ll run through what your options are as a non-law student pursuing a career as a solicitor
An introduction for non-law studentsYou want to become a lawyer but don't study law? Here's what you need to know
Opportunities at law firmsMeet future employers and find out about the profession
"Studying a non-law degree has given me an appreciation for the wider context of any given situation"
There are four main types of university degree - arts, sciences, languages and business - and each trains students in a set of skills which are highly transferable to law.
Key information for non-law students
Five things you can do to get ahead as a non-law studentHere are five things you can be doing to help you get ahead
Here's how you become a lawyerFrom undergraduate degree to the conversion course, here's how it works
Non-law degree checklistA checklist to get you started
SQE prep coursesAs a non-law students, you are advised to take an SQE preparation course - here's our guide
This episode is all about becoming a lawyer from a non-law background and features interviews with non-law trainee Gabs and non-law associate Aleks at Shoosmiths.
If you are looking for a few ways to get started but are not sure what you could do, hopefully these tips will help!
What you need to know
Non-law trainee case studyRead about Anna McMillan's journey into the legal profession, from studying history at university to landing a job at Shoosmiths.
How to look for work experience as a first-year/non-law studentIn this post, I will share what type of work experience is available for first years (and also non-law students)
A non-law student’s guide to a career in lawThe skills and experiences you gain from studying and working in other fields are assets that can make you a stronger candidate.
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