SOAS University of London

School of Law

Graduate Destinations

The Law department at SOAS provides students a thorough, specialist knowledge of comparative law, human rights, environmental law and international law. Students also develop a range of skills valued by many employers including: critical judgment skills; problem-solving skills; the ability to formulate sound arguments; and the ability to interpret and explain complex information clearly.  

Who do graduates work for?

SOAS Law graduates have gone on to pursue careers directly related to law, or used their skills and expertise to get take up professional and management careers in both the private and public sectors.  The Law degree programmes have also enabled graduates to continue in the field of research either at SOAS or other institutions  

Destination of 2016 graduates (Undergraduates)

All undergraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling.

Law UG -IMG


Example employers

Allen & Overy

Lawyers for Human Rights

Baker Mckenzie

Liberty UK

CMS Cameron McKenna

Lloyds Banking Group

Gibson Young Solicitors

Ronald Fletcher Baker

Kennedys

Womankind Worldwide

Example occupations

Advice and Information Volunteer

Marketing and Social Media Intern

Corporate Social Responsibility Co-Ordinator

Paralegal

Finance Manager

Procurement Manager

Financial Analyst      

Recruitment Consultant

Legal Researcher

Trainee Solicitor

Destination of 2016 graduates (Postgraduates)

All postgraduate students are contacted 6 months after graduation to find out what they were doing - working, studying or something else, such as travelling.

Law PG -IMG

Example employers

Adam Smith International

Grant Thornton

Asylum Access

Holland & Knight

British Council

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI)

Department for International Development (DFID)

Max Planck Institute for European Legal History

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

UNHCR (United Nations High Comissioner for Refugees)

Example occupations

Associate Human Rights Officer

Legal Researcher

Asylum Specialist

Monitoring and Evaluation Associate

Corporate Commercial Lawyer

Policy Officer

In-House Legal Counsel

Post-doctoral Researcher

Law Trainee

Senior Resettlement Adviser

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