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The Chambers Student Guide – the student’s companion to the legal profession – gives the truth about law firms and the Bar.


Based on thousands of interviews with trainees, pupils and market sources, this website offers the full package of careers advice to anyone considering a career in the law.


For 17 years Chambers & Partners has been publishing the Student Guide, now considered the must-have reference tool for students.



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Chambers Student Guide 2015


Free copies of the Student Guide will be distributed at 30 law careers fairs, or you can pick one up from your careers service or law department.


Our updated website will launch on Wednesday 15 October.



Law careers fairs 2014


8 October 2014 

St Andrews; University of Kent


15 October 2014 

Westminster; City University


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What's new?


Featuring over 100 law firms and 30 barristers' chambers, our 2015 edition is based on interviews with hundreds of trainees and pupils and dozens of recruiters conducted in 2014.


This year French firm in London Gide Loyrette Nouel and Americans Davis Polk & Wardwell feature in the guide for the first time.


There's also newly expanded, critical content on LPC and BPTC providers to help you decide which law school is best for you.