Being a lawyer is considered to be one of the noblest and coolest jobs. A law degree is also among the most versatile qualifications; you can do a lot more than just being g a lawyer. Of course being just a lawyer is a great job; you get to send the bad guys to jail or win the rights of the good ones.
Some of the jobs that have a direct link to a degree in law are as follows;
• You could be a barrister socialising in one of the many branches of law including criminal law, commercial law, sports law etc.Barristers represent someone at courts, either an individual or an entire organization. A barrister could either work in a private setting, or in pubic organizations.
• Another option with your law degree is to be a company secretary. The primary area of focus of a company secretary is to make sure the organization the work for adheres to all applicable financial and legal standards, together with dynamic compliance with corporate governance.
• A solicitor provides professional legal advice to his/her clients, based on the instructions received by the clients. A client can range from an individual to a conglomerate. A solicitor can either work privately, for a commercial or other organization, or even for the government.
• Yet another option would be to become a licenced conveyancer Cranbourne.
A conveyancer specializes in property law, and deals with the buying or selling of properties, on behalf of their clients. Drawing up and looking in to contracts and other documents, and process transfer, mortgages etc., are art of their responsibility.
The options do not end there. If you have studied law, but dot want to do anything with pure law, there are many options available for you as well.
• You could be a journalist or writer. Think no more than ‘John Grisham’. All you need for writing is inspiration. Make you law knowledge your inspiration, and write your heart out. If it works, it could be your bread winning career.
• If you lose sleep over the worries of the general public, and how a change of a policy could restore their happiness, the field of public interest advocacy was made just for you.
• The Big 4 firms, namely KPMG, Deloitte, PWC and Ernst and Young are always on the lookout for those with law degrees to become tax consultants. A ta consults advises on tax related issues and implications to their clients; mostly organizations.
• You could also become a trading standards officer, who monitors if the goods and services are bought, hired or sold in the optimum way, and in favour of the consumers. This job also includes the responsibility of making the public aware of said issues.