GCSE and A-Level Law Students

If you’re still at school, it’s not too early to start thinking about your study and career options. You have some big choices to make; which A-Levels to pick, where to go to Uni, do I want to be a solicitor or a barrister? If you aren’t studying A-Level law, you might not even be sure what law is all about! The Student Lawyer has been there and here we offer our best advice on surviving your school years and getting ready for Uni.

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Many people forget GCSEs and A-Levels when they think about studying for law, focussing all their attention on the LLB. Recruiters pay close attention to all your grades and so we help make sure that you’re prepared to be a lawyer from your first day of GCSE, right up until you complete your training contract or pupillage. Here we cover a range of topics that are relevant to students still at school. Find Articles.

Picking A-Levels

Your A-Levels are your first opportunity to take control of your study. A bad choice here shouldn’t be fatal but there are some things to watch out for. Read More.

Choosing A University

There’s more to a University than where your friends are going and so we look at the criteria you should be considering when choosing a Uni to study law. Read More.

The Law Degree

We explain the Qualifying Law Degree (LLB), including the 7 core subjects, the structure of the course and what to look for when choosing different degrees. Read More.

Your Personal Statement

Your personal statement is one of the most important parts of your UCAS application and many Uni’s take it seriously. Find out what should be in yours. Read More.


The Law National Aptitude Test (LNAT) is used by some Uni’s as an entrance exam. Here we look at who uses it, how it works and what it takes to do well. Read More.

The Non-Uni Route

Most lawyers go to uni, but it isn’t the only way in. We look at some of the other options and try to help you decide if this is an alternative for you. Read More.

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