Law careers directory

Alphabetic organizerCheck out our list of useful resources and further information if you’re interested in a law-related career.

The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales, and provides training and advice. Their careers section has lots of useful information on becoming a solicitor and The Gazette provides access to the latest legal jobs.

The Chartered Institute for Legal Executives (CILEx) is the professional association and governing body for Chartered Legal Executive Lawyers, other legal practitioners and paralegals. They also provide legal education, training and skills development.

The Bar Council represents barristers in England and Wales. They have detailed information on becoming a barrister.

The Crown Prosecution Service website has a special section on careers.

If you’re interested in a legal career in government, visit the Government Legal Service.

The Higher Apprenticeship in Legal Services website has full details about legal apprenticeships.

The Magistrates’ Association has information on becoming a Magistrate.

General sources of information

Skills for Justice Career Pathways has lots of information on careers within the justice sector.

The Guardian has a comprehensive section on studying law.

Law Careers.net has information on becoming and working as a lawyer, including comprehensive directories of employers and legal educators; and practical tools designed to help users maximise their chances of breaking into the profession.

All About Law has information on decisions you might have to make from sixth-form to employment to progress a degree in law.

The National Careers Service has a range of legal services job profiles.