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CAO: Tough times for aspiring legal eagles

Traditionally, becoming a solicitor or barrister was always seen as a good career choice for students. Now, choosing to do law at an undergraduate level may seem like more of a gamble as the future

15th January, 2012
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Law is increasingly a gamble for students.

Traditionally, becoming a solicitor or barrister was always seen as a good career choice for students. Now, choosing to do law at an undergraduate level may seem like more of a gamble as the future for both professions remains unclear.

At the end of 2008, the economic downturn and property market crash caused legal practice areas to decline, leading to less work and fewer jobs for the legal profession. This is particularly reflected in the...

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