Here to support you
We attract the very best talent from all walks of life, from all over the world. We work hard to nurture that talent, and will support you to be the very best you can be. The activities developed and supported by our careers and employability team will help deepen your knowledge, enrich your experience and fast-track your development.
Sumayyah is a Lecturer in Law and a practising Solicitor in the Law Clinic, where she mostly runs inquest, family, and other related cases. Prior to joining the University, Sumayyah worked in two national law firms, specialising in medical and inquest law. Working closely with the University's careers service, employers, and other colleagues in the School, Sumayyah leads on ensuring that the School's learning and extra-curricular activities enhance graduate employability and help students achieve their individual career aspirations.
Michael Ford QC
Professor Michael Ford QC joined the Law School in 2015 and specialises in labour law, human rights and public law. He is a QC in private practice at Old Square Chambers and a fee-paid Employment Judge. He oversees advocacy activities in the School, with selection of inter varsity teams and supervision of their training a key part of this role.
Oliver is a Reader in Law, specialising in areas such as Medical Law, Criminal Law and Public Health Law investigating Patient Safety. As well as teaching on undergraduate and postgraduate units, Oliver also responsible for coordinating the Distinguished Alumni lecture series.
Jo is the School's Employability Adviser, providing bespoke and tailored advice for Law students on all aspects of their career. Jo also delivers targeted events and workshops alongside support from the central Careers Service.
Student societies and partnerships
Visit our student societies page to find out more about the work of over 10 law-related societies and partnerships, which provide opportunities for work experience, mooting and debating, visits to chambers and courts, networking events, law and non-law careers advice and more.
Working with employers
- The Graduate Market in 2019, a report by High Fliers.
For information on Law School specific career activities please contact our Employability team on email@example.com
You can also visit the Careers Service for support and advice on where your degree can take you.
How to get involved
We will advertise Law School and student-led opportunities in our weekly Employability Bulletin and publicise competitions on our Law School Student Employability Blog.