Careers in Law: Bar & Beyond

This course provides an individual information about career paths one could pursue after completing law.

Careers in Law: Bar & Beyond

Course Description

This LawSkills course provides you clear and unambiguous information on the available career paths in law. From job descriptions and daily work schedule to remuneration and career trajectory, it discusses everything that you would like to know about the scope of legal profession in India. Learners interested in higher education in law will also find the course useful. With interview bites from young lawyers, this course is a must read for all aspirants who want to make a career in law.

Course Outcomes:
  • Acknowledge various career options available after obtaining a law degree
  • Identify the different facets of a particular career option
  • Expand your knowledge on the subject matter
  • Understand the mechanism to match your skill set with that required for a particular field
Course Details:

Target Audience

  • Law Aspirants

  • Law Students

  • Young Professionals

  • Other stakeholders interested in knowing more about various career paths after graduating from a law programme

Access Timeframe

6 Months


There are no prerequisites for this course.
Certificate Info:

Type of Certification

Certificate of Achievement

Format of Certification


Professional Association/Affiliation

LawSkills & Manupatra

Method of Obtaining Certification

Learners must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain the course certificate. Upon meeting these requirements, the certificate will be printable on demand.

Course Outline

  • Career options
  • List of professional legal profiles and their roles
  • Civil and criminal lawyer
  • Public prosecutor
  • Law officer and judge advocate general
  • Judge in SC, HC, district, sessions court
  • Skills required to become a judge
  • Judicial assistant
  • Legal advisor and editor
  • Legal associate and law officer
  • Skills required and eligibility criterion to be in corporate sector
  • Career as legal journalist, forensic expert, social activist, arbitrator, academician, mediator, conciliator
  • LLM and other specialisations
  • Popular destination for students to study LLM
  • Law and its link with other interdisciplinary work fields


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