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What work experience is suitable for someone aspiring to be a lawyer?

There are many different avenues that an aspiring lawyer can pursue...

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For work experience, the best thing is to get a taste of what being a lawyer, barrister, or solicitor actually involves so you know what to expect and also understand the differences between each of these roles. 

You can also contact the magistrates court, to see if you can spend a day observing as a taster to see if you want to pursue a career in the courts further and also help with future applications. 

More advice and ways to arrange work experience can be found here: 
https://www.thelawyerportal.com/free-guides/law-work-experience/