Experience real life law
The core curriculum is richly supported by opportunities to participate in pro-bono work, or secure an internship, pupilage or mentor. Initiatives such as the Bristol Law Clinic and Lawyers Without Borders will help build skills, empathy and much more to deepen your learning experience.
The Law Clinic
With cuts to legal aid, the Law Clinic is a much needed service. providing students with the chance to gain solid experience of law in practice by offering free legal advice and support to members of the public under the supervision of Law School Staff.
Human Rights Law Clinic
The Human Rights Law Clinic sees students play a practical role in the drive to make social justice a reality for all. Integrated into the work of the Human Rights Implementation Centre students acquire knowledge and experience in international human rights law and practice.
Professional Mentoring Scheme
Many of our alumni are very successful in a broad range of legal and non-legal careers and an excellent source of guidance and inspiration for students. The Professional Mentoring Scheme is offered to some of our highest-achieving first-year students in the form of an award.
International Internship Scheme
The Law School International Internship Scholar Scheme supports overseas fee-paying undergraduates to undertake a summer internship in their home (or another overseas) country in acknowledgement that overseas students face particular challenges in securing UK internships.
Mini-pupillages involve work experience and shadowing a barrister for a short period of time, usually one week, in a set of chambers. The Law School, Careers Service,or student-run Bar Society and our alumni, work together to provide advice and opportunities to help you secure a mini-pupilage.
Browne Jacobson Mentoring Programme
A new partnership between law firm Browne Jacobson and the Law School, this programme aims to offer a mentoring scheme in its truest form. Students from all academic backgrounds are able to seek careers support from their dedicated mentor, helping them make better informed choices about their future.
For information on law specific career activities please contact:
Director of Employability
You can also visit the Careers Service for support and advice on where your degree can take you.