Introducing a career in commercial law
If you're just starting to think about a career at a commercial law firm, whether you're studying law or not, this is the perfect place to start.
Which are the best commercial law firms to work for?
There are many commercial law firms to choose from, both in the City and elsewhere.
What is commercial law?
Learn about what commercial law firms do and what the main practice areas are
What's it like working at a commercial law firm?
Learn about the day-to-day life of a commercial lawyer
Commercial law events for first year students
In your first year at university you have access to plenty of opportunities to find out about careers in commercial law and commercial law firms.
Commercial law vacation schemes
Vacation schemes at law firms essentially function as internships, offering students the chance to spend part of a university holiday experiencing what it’s like to work at a commercial law firm.
Law school: The Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC)
How will my career as a commercial lawyer progress?
Starting a career in commercial law as a graduate opens up many opportunities.
How do I get into commercial law?
Tips on what to do when, and what law firms are looking for in potential recruits
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