Labour Law

A law degree can open the door to a wide variety of careers. Lawyers play an important role in society through the practice of law, which encompasses a multitude of activities. A strong education in law school also provides the ability to pursue employment opportunities outside of the legal profession in areas such as politics and business.

The practice of law takes several forms. The ways in which lawyers apply their expertise can be broadly categorized into the following practice types:

Type of Legal Practice

Other Career Opportunities

The skills required for a law career can also be successfully employed in other professions. Law school education is very versatile and some students decide to pursue alternative careers upon graduation. Even lawyers who have been practicing for several years sometimes transition into other careers.

A law degree can enable entry into many careers outside of the legal profession, including the following:
  • Broadcasting
  • Business
  • Civil Service
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Journalism
  • Policy Analysis
  • Politics
  • Publishing
  • Social Work
Career Oppertunity for:

  • Lawyer
  • Staff
  • Trainee