Careers using Law

Build a successful career in law with a degree from Robert Gordon University.

Our graduates go on to work in a variety of roles and find that their time spent at university has prepared them well for working life.

  • Solicitor


    Solicitors can practice in a number of areas of law

  • Advocate


    An advocate (barrister) is often a self-employed lawyer and specialises in a particular area of law.

  • Other Options

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    If you do not want to work as a solicitor, there are a number of career paths that are open to you with a law degree.


  • Robert Gordon University has been ranked in the top 20 in the UK for career prospects after six months for law graduates. (Guardian University Guide 2014)

“Robert Gordon University’s law students participate more fully in their Law Careers Fair than at any other university.”

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