Discover | Law and legal services

Discover | Law and legal services is our careers programme for LSE students and recent graduates interested in working in law. 

As well as year-long support through resources and opportunities, Discover | Law and legal services includes a series of careers events where you can hear from and network with law firms who are especially keen to meet with LSE students. Across these events, you can attend sector-specific skills development sessions, a recruitment and networking session with a variety of law firms, as well as alumni events. 

You can view the full details of the programme on CareerHub via the links below. We have also highlighted external resources that might be of interest for students interested in law.

Read on to find out more about the Discover | Law and legal services programme and how LSE Careers can support you.

What's on: Browse the full timetable of events for LSE students

This year’s Discover | Law and legal services events will primarily take place in Autumn Term. 

View all upcoming Discover | Law and legal services events on CareerHub.

Organisations: Check out which organisations are attending this year’s events

We'll add information about the organisations attending this year's events shortly.

Prepare: Browse our top tips for making the most of the events

Joining our Discover | Law and legal services events? Make the most of your time by following the tips below..

  1. Do your research
  2. Know what's on offer
  3. Ask questions
  4. Plan your environment and dress appropriately
  5. Take notes - they might be useful in future applications
  6. Update your CV
  7. Follow up after the events - follow speakers on Linkedin

Online tools, resources, and job opportunities

There are a number of events taking place externally and a range of digital resources you can access which will allow you to network and engage with different firms and deepen your understanding of the law and legal services sector.

  • Legal Cheek virtual law fairs – a range of virtual fairs during the autumn
  • All About Law – virtual law fair and a range of other resources.
  • – hosts a number of events to support you with connecting with law firms, exploring skills, attributes and techniques that are necessary to launch a career at a law firm.  In depth information on getting into law.
  • Bar Council – Pupillage Fair  – designed in partnership with the Inns of Court and Specialist Bar Associations, The Bar Council’s Pupillage Fair is the largest recruitment event for students and graduates aspiring to join the Bar of England and Wales. You can also find out about the barrister pathway on their site.
  • targetjobs Law hub – legal sector advice and resources on how to become a solicitor or barrister, as well as the work experience, skills and qualities that will make you a success.

Check out other LSE Careers resources relevant to working in law

Found our Discover | Law and legal services sessions insightful and wondering what's next? Or waiting for next year's events?

Here are some related LSE Careers resources you might like to check out:

Talk to one of our careers consultants

Get confidential one-to-one guidance from one of our professional and dedicated team of careers consultants.

Our consultants can help with:

  • careers advice and planning;
  • CV, cover letter and application form feedback;
  • practice interviews;
  • specialist careers support for disabled students and PhD students.

Read about different types of careers appointments online

Book a careers appointment on CareerHub

Gain new skills at our career skills workshops

Throughout the year we provide a range of events to equip you with the skills to succeed including:

  • CV, cover letter and application workshops;
  • mock assessment centres;
  • sector insights;
  • seminars on case studies and psychometric tests.

Browse all of our events on CareerHub

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