The Law Graduate Job Market Map [Infographic]

With over 12,000 graduates finishing a tertiary level legal qualification every year, the law graduate job market is tough. Outside your careers fairs and your law student society's careers guide, it's hard to find out about all the opportunities available after law school. While commercial law is a well-known route, law graduates are now broadening their horizons to discover where else they can apply their law degree.

We've put together a Law Graduate Job Market Map that captures some of the organisations where law graduates and young lawyers have started their careers. While it's not a definitive list, it highlights organisations that you may not have considered for your first law job

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