Think there are too many lawyers out there already? Yep, you’re probably right. And many of them, don’t have jobs, nor good prospects of getting one any time soon.
But that’s not stopping hordes of students signing up to study law even if their chances of being gainfully employed upon graduation are looking even more grim. According to a recent article in the Guardian, only one fifth of Bar Course graduates will ever work as a Barrister and competition for Solicitor’s training contracts remains fierce.
And it’s no better across the pond where it seems students are routinely suing law schools for misrepresenting placement statistics. Really? Law Schools do that? I’m shocked.
Anyway, you can read more about it here: