New Careers & Education Site For UK Law Students & Legal Professionals

New website launches which looks at all courses and career paths available to those to currently study, or wish to study in the legal sector

Students of law and legal professionals often find it hard to locate a complete source of information on the educational options open to them. Current websites either assume too much prior knowledge, focus on only barristers or solicitors or have key articles buried deep within the website.

 

Studyinglaw.co.uk aims to provide a clear and in depth look at all available options for legal courses though all legal career paths. The following categories are currently on the website:

 

A Career in Law – Explains the different jobs in the legal sector.

Law at University – Looks at the LLB and will give tips on getting the most out of the university experience.

Graduate Diploma in Law – Looks at the law conversion course for those who want to convert to law or further career prospects.

Legal Practice Course – Looks at the LPC course structure and will look at the institutions who offer the course as well as examining funding options.

Training Contract – Examines the requirement for a training contract and will provide tips and advice for obtaining one.

Specialist Law Courses – Goes into detail about all other law courses available which are non university based. These are courses which can help increase career prospects or role specific training. An example of this would be paralegal training.

 

A huge amount of content needs to be added to the site which will be done steadily over the coming months. Head writer and designer Mr Johnson has the following ambition for the site:

 

“We hope to develop studyinglaw.co.uk into a great authority for law students and legal professionals alike. Although there is a long way to go to provide all the required information and articles our readers will need, we hopefully will have a respectable amount of content by June 2012. Our main emphasis is on quality however and keeping our articles up to date. We aim to adhere to the following 3 rules when growing the site:

 

1. Accurate information based on official sources.

2. Impartial opinions based of authoritative facts, figures and ratings.

3. A site which is easy and simple to navigate; usability & clarity over aesthetics.

 

Our goal is simple – create a great site which helps people learn more about legal education.”

 

Studying Law will accept advertisements in the future, but only if they are for the benefit of the site readers. They are also open to partnerships with law firms or UK colleges / universities, however this will only be when the website is properly established.

 

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