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Careers and your future in Law

Brunel Law School students are seen as valuable employees for businesses around the world, with 95%* of our graduates in employment or further study six months after leaving.

Many Brunel Law School students start their course knowing that they want to progress into the legal profession, and do. However, studying law can also offer a firm foundation for success in the corporate world, government, or international relations.

A head for facts and figures, understanding different perspectives, and arguing a case convincingly are all valuable assets in the professional world.

Our graduates have a wide range of career options at their fingertips and go on to become barristers, solicitors, consultants, public administrators, social workers, humanitarians amongst many other inspiring roles. Our students in recent years have gone on to careers in the following destinations:  

  • Blake Morgan
  • Briffa
  • Clifford Chance
  • CMS 
  • Court of Appeal
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Department for Work & Pensions
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • GE Aviation
  • General Medical Council
  • Herbert Smith Freehills
  • Home Office
  • Leigh Day
  • Linklaters 
  • London Borough of Ealing
  • Macfarlanes
  • Mishcon de Reya
  • Westminster City Council

When you study at the Brunel Law School, you will receive plenty of support and guidance when it comes to your personal and professional development. You will benefit from the assistance of a personal tutor, a dedicated careers adviser, and access to workshops and masterclasses to help find the best path for you.

On the Law LLB programme, you will also experience our unique first-year module ‘Legal Skills and Methods’, which will help you begin to build an impressive profile that conveys your employability. This includes building workplace confidence and preparing your CV.

*DHLE (2016 - 2017 graduates)


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Regular careers events for Brunel Law School students

To help you boost your career prospects, we hold regular events with experts and leaders in the legal sector that will give you an insight into real-life experience.

When you choose to study at the Brunel Law School you'll be invited to join these sessions, allowing you to build up additional skills and contacts from the moment you embark upon your degree.

Brunel Comparative Competition Law Summer School 2022

The Summer School offers a comprehensive immersion into international competition law starting with EU and UK competition law and drawing on newer competition regimes which have recently adopted competition law, with a focus on emerging competition law in Asia, Latin America, Africa and case studies from India and Hong Kong, among others.  The impacts will be explored in and across the economy and within certain sectors that have attracted regulatory scrutiny. 

The Summer School will be of benefit to participants at different points in their careers, including those assessing their options for future careers in the area of competition law and regulation, or those seeking a stronger intellectual and practical foundation for the application of these disciplines in their current work.

Find out more or book your place today.