Advice and networking
Foundations for success
With an enviable reputation for excellence our students are proactively targeted by City firms and local and regional practitioners. Dedicated staff, a vibrant alumni network and award winning student societies keep these connections alive and strong, creating a community of scholarship in which you can thrive.
A dedicated alumni
Our Alumni network is inspirational. Dedicated to nurturing the talent of each generation of law students, they provide careers advice and mentoring schemes, sponsor networking events, judge moots and and much more.
Our vibrant and award-winning student societies work closely with leading law firms, solicitors, members of the bar, our alumni and other legal networks to give you access to the very best careers advice and support.
The annual Law Exhibition welcomes around 80 leading international and national law firms, sets of chambers and professional legal education providers giving students an opportunity to discuss career opportunities at their respective organisations. A must for all law students.Find out more about other careers fairs here too.
Annual Law Conference
The annual student-run University of Bristol Law Conference brings together a wealth of expertise to debate a topical area of law through the analysis of its impact on the legal industry and its stakeholders. It also provides an excellent platform for student networking with expert speakers and students from other universities.
Law School events
Attending our law specific careers sessions gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand from those working in the legal sector to help you develop sector-specific knowledge and skills to explore career options and become more successful in the recruitment and selection process.
Working with employers
- The Graduate Market in 2019, a report by High Fliers.
For information on Law School specific career activities please contact our Employability team on firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit the Careers Service for support and advice on where your degree can take you.
How to get involved
We will advertise Law School and student-led opportunities in our weekly Employability Bulletin and publicise competitions on our new Law School Student Blog (coming soon!).