UCL Faculty of Laws


UCL Laws named in top four for law graduate earnings in UK

9 December 2016

With a median salary of £47,000 five years after graduating, UCL Faculty of Laws has come fourth in a pilot study looking at law graduate earnings


The results, published by the UK Government, are based on graduates who left university in 2008-9 after their first degree. It is the first time the new Longitudinal Educational Outcomes (LEO) data, gathered from different government departments using information such as tax records, has been published.

First career destinations of recent UCL Laws LLB graduates (2012-2014) include:

Associate, Milbank Tweed

Trainee Solicitor, Clifford Chance

Trainee Solicitor, Hogan Lovells

Foreign Service Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs University Traineeship Programme, International Courts of Justice

Professor Dame Hazel Genn, Dean, UCL Laws said:

‘At UCL Laws, we pride ourselves on giving our students a vibrant and collaborative atmosphere in which to develop the right knowledge, skills and experience to reach their potential once they graduate. This newly published data from Times Higher Education further confirms that we have a community of some of the brightest and ambitious students and alumni from around the world.’

Read more on Times Higher Education