Leeds Law School

10 Reasons to Study Law at Leeds Law School

Studying Law at Leeds Law School will provide many valuable opportunities to enhance your career prospects – you will be simultaneously challenged and rewarded. Here we present 10 reasons why Leeds Law School should be your top choice.

Law student studying in Library

From studying in the vibrant city of Leeds, to ample support and networking opportunities, we believe Leeds Law School has a lot to offer you. Our 10 reasons encompass all the great things we have to offer.

  1. Location, location, location 
    Leeds is a vibrant and student-friendly city, as well as one of the UK’s largest legal hubs. This means there is a wealth of opportunities to take advantage of on your doorstep. 
  2. Bring your learning to life 
    Leeds Law School has state of the art facilities to help put your learning into practice. These include a Courtroom and Professional Practice Suite. Take a virtual tour. 
  3. Dedicated mentor support 
    Our students get the opportunity to pair up with a professional mentor who can provide valuable insights into the industry. You can also access support from fellow Law students with our Peer Mentoring Scheme. 
  4. Free books online 
    Save money on textbooks with our subscription to Law Trove, which gives access to the complete Law catalogue from Oxford University Press. 
  5. Opportunities to develop, grow and connect 
    We have a wide range of career planning, skills development and networking events which our students benefit from.  These have previously included insight days with law firms, speed networking events and careers fairs. 
  6. Your chance to give something back 
    Our Law Clinic allows you to gain real-life hands-on experience and give something back to the local community. You will be given the opportunity to help people who need legal advice, with the guidance of a legal professional.
  7. Be inspired by the best  
    Our high-profile Law in Practice guest lectures provide inspiration and insight. Previous speakers include Labour Party Leader, Sir Keir Starmer QC MP, and human rights campaigner Baroness Shami Chakrabarti CBE PC. 
  8. Impress employers and stand out from the crowd 
    At Leeds Law School there is ample opportunity to impress employers and establish connections. Students with excellent academic achievements are often rewarded with sponsored prizes from law firms.  
  9. Explore your interest in law 
    There are opportunities to get involved in extra-curricular activities to explore your interests. You could join The Student Law Society and The Junior Barristers Society, as well as take part in mooting competitions which will help your CV stand out.
  10. Supporting you in your journey and next steps 
    Leeds Law School has a team of dedicated staff, always on hand to support and guide you. In addition, we have a range of postgraduate law courses and many of our students choose to continue their journey with us.

Discover more about our range of undergraduate, postgraduate and professional courses.

Leeds Law School

Our Law School sits in the heart of the great city of Leeds, one of the UK's largest legal hubs. It is perfectly placed to ensure all our undergraduate and postgraduate students are able to mine the wealth of practical experience and employment opportunities available on our doorstep.