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Week 1 Summary

Summary of Week 1 of How to Become A Lawyer Course by The University of Law.
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Well done for completing Week 1 of this course!

We have looked at the main careers within Law, and specifically the differences between the two types of lawyers: barristers and solicitors.

We have also looked at the different routes to becoming a barrister or solicitor, and the different ways that you can study a Law degree.

Finally we explored some of the areas you study within a Law degree and which areas of law you could work in once qualified as a lawyer.

Further steps

If you would like to know more about careers in law, click on the link below to our ‘Career in Law’ guide.

Next week

In Week 2 of this course we will look at the skills you will need to be a lawyer, identifying which of these you already have and which you can develop.

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