Areas of Legal Practice for Solicitors

Recruiters for the legal profression would expect trainee solicitors to have and show an awareness and understanding of the different types of work law firms undertake. They would not however be expecting that candidates for trainee solicitors' jobs would have chosen a definite area to specilise in. Candidates attend two year training in order to be familiarised and introduced to different areas of law. The list below shows the range of law practices available:

  • Aviation law
  • Banking & finance law
  • Capital markets law
  • Commercial law
  • Construction law
  • Corporate finance law
  • Corporate law
  • Criminal law
  • Dispute resolution law
  • Education law
  • Employment law
  • Energy, transport & infrastructure law
  • Environmental law
  • EU & competition law
  • Family law
  • Fraud law
  • Healthcare law
  • Human rights law
  • Insolvency law
  • Insurance and reinsurance law
  • Intellectual property law
  • Islamic finance law
  • IT & communications law
  • Life sciences law
  • Media law
  • Personal injury law
  • Private client law
  • Private equity law
  • Real estate law
  • Retail law
  • Securitisation law
  • Shipping law
  • Sovereign finance law
  • Sports law
  • Tax law
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UK Solicitors Director