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law students

About Us


Whether you’re at law school, university or sixth form, if you’re an aspiring solicitor or barrister then The Student Lawyer provides you with everything you’ll need to make chasing down your dream law careers that little bit easier.

Our guides will help you navigate your legal studies and the job market, and our weekly articles will ensure you are always up to date on the latest legal and commercial news for those all important interviews.

New for 2020 - the TSL Mentor Scheme matches mentors from the legal industry - both solicitors and barristers - with mentees from underrepresented groups. The TSL Job Board contains hundreds of trainee, paralegal, and other junior legal roles, and the TSL Tutors service provides a directory of the country’s best law tutors.

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News & Articles

Weekly Briefings


TSL’s team of writers telling you all the legal and commercial stories you need to know this week. Perfect for brushing up on the news before an interview.

Latest articles


TSL’s team of writers give you a more in-depth take on the latest legal and commercial stories.  Includes useful tips for law students and interviews with legal industry professionals.

  • The Future of Reader-friendly Policies
    Dilara Devin explores how Browne Jacobson LLP and the University of Nottingham have collaborated to find out what makes a policy document more comprehensible and share […]
  • UEA Law Society
    Interview with Maggie Berry, President of the UEA Law Society
    The University of East Anglia Law Society are the newest member of the TSL Law Society Scheme. We recently sat down with their President Maggie Berry […]
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    Making the Most of Mentorships
    Are you currently involved in a mentorship scheme and are unsure how to maintain the relationship? In this article, Demilade Adeniran provides tips on how to take advantage of mentorships and make the most out of your professional relationship with your mentor.
  • A Law Student & Law Film Series: Part 9
    Makki Tahir discusses race in the legal system and access to justice as key takeaways from the film, To Kill a Mockingbird.
  • Allison Bailey v Stonewall
    Allison Bailey, a criminal defence barrister of Garden Court Chambers, has been engaged in a discrimination row with Stonewall and her chambers. Whilst her CrowdJustice page […]
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FEATURED FIRMS


Every month, TSL shines a light on a different law firm or chambers. If you are trying to work out which firms and chambers you should be applying to, our Featured Firm profiles give you all the information you need to make this important decision.


TSL Mentorship
scheme


The TSL Mentorship Scheme matches mentors from the legal industry - both solicitors and barristers - with mentees from underrepresented groups. Successful applicants will receive one-on-one coaching and advice throughout the year from their mentor and will be invited to exclusive networking events and skills workshops.


TSL Tutors


For those looking for a helping hand with their law studies, TSL has assembled a directory of the best private law tutors in the country. Choose face to face or online sessions for help from A-Level law through the LLB/GDL all the way to the LLM or even law PhD.