LCN videos

Matt Broadbent sets out the key skills that law firms look for in candidates and how to demonstrate them through your job history and experiences.

Key transferable skills

Non-law degree

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.

Features

The Graduate Diploma in Law: what is it, why study it and how is it different to a law degree? This feature presents all the information you need to know about the conversion course for non-law graduates.

The Oracle

I've enjoyed my first year at university - so much so that I've just realised my law I'm in my final year of a non-law degree and have yet to take the GDL – will recruiters take into consideration that someone like me will not have a textbook understanding of the law, or is the application process harder or different in any way for non-law students?