Alternative Careers with Law Degree

Do you know your law degree will open a lot of doors for your career development? You can have a successful and perhaps more lucrative career without becoming a lawyer. If you have completed your LLB or PGDL, there are other professions that would value your qualifications.

The following roles are directly related to your law degree:
  1. Arbitrator
  2. Conveyancer
  3. Company secretary
  4. Detective
  5. Judicial assistant
  6. Law costs lawyer
  7. Legal cashier
  8. Legal clerk
  9. Legal executive
  10. Legal secretary
  11. Licensed conveyancer
  12. Mediator
  13. Paralegal
  14. Probate practitioner
  15. Researcher at Law Commission

Your law degree is useful for the following roles:
  1. Advice worker
  2. Border Force officer
  3. Chartered accountant
  4. Civil Service administrator
  5. Compliance officer
  6. Data analyst
  7. Data scientist
  8. External auditor
  9. Forensic computer analyst
  10. Human resources officer
  11. Mortgage advisor
  12. Police constable
  13. Police inspector
  14. Political risk analyst
  15. Stockbroker
  16. Trading standards officer

Our experience tells us that not all law graduates are suitable for being a barrister or solicitor. We encourage you to explore other career opportunities to maximise your chance of success. In fact, many of our students do extremely well in both legal and non-legal professions.
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