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Sector overview

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Job profile

Law Careers

Useful online resources



The Traineeship Law Society of Scotland

Video tips from new trainees  Video clips about search for a traineeship and life as a trainee (courtesy of University of Aberdeen Careers Service)

The Legists Training Contracts

Application advice

Commercial awareness weekly column from

How to demonstrate key skills from

10 ways to get your legal CV noticed from TargetJobs

Job sites and specialist recruiters


All about law - careers information, vacation schemes, training contracts and jobs throughout the UK

The Legists graduate law jobs

The Legists paralegal jobs

What else can you do with a law degree?

If you want to explore the variety of options open to you outside the legal profession, you should find the following resources useful:

Professional bodies

Many professional bodies and trade associations provide careers information and/or vacancy listings on their websites:

See also our section on Financial Regulation.