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Your UK course will give you the opportunity to: 
  • obtain good knowledge and understanding of the profession
  • practise communicating in front of an audience, presenting ideas and arguing cases
  • gain the ability to do large amounts of close reading, picking out and absorbing the relevant information
  • make contacts, enabling you to arrange work experience with law firms.
Transferable skills gained:
  • research and analytical skills
  • communication/inter-personal skills
  • time-management and organisation
  • logical thinking
  • advocacy.
In the same area, you could:
  • become a barrister, working as a chancery barrister or tax barrister, or specialising in commercial, common, criminal or public law
  • become a solicitor, specialising in construction, corporate, employment, environmental, EU/competition, family, finance, intellectual property, media, personal injury or property law
  • work as a legal executive
  • work as a judge.
Related areas you can move into:
  • police service
  • management consultancy.

For information and advice about graduate careers in the UK, go to the TARGETjobs website.

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