Careers in Law and Order

Over 30,000 people work in a wide range of careers that uphold the law and maintain order in Wales.  

Are you interested in working in Legal Services, for the Police or Fire Service, the Prison Service, or Youth and Community Justice Services?  

Careers in Law and Order Infographic

  • Law and Legal Services

    Interested in Law?

    Have you ever considered becoming a Paralegal, Patent Attorney, Court Clerk or Legal Executive?

    Nearly 10,000 people are employed in Legal Services in Wales.  Less than half of those are Solicitors, Barristers or Judges. There are many different types of career within the legal profession, from jobs requiring few qualifications to those requiring a degree followed by further training.

    Solicitor Infographic

    Remember these are predictions based on relatively small samples.  They should be seen as an indication only, of likely trends.  

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    Careers in Law Summer Law Scheme for students in Wales
    Judges and Magistrates Magistrates Association
    Coroners and Coroner’s Officers  Coroners’ Society
    Legal Executives and Paralegal Work  National Association of Paralegals
    Institute of Legal Executives   Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals
    Law Careers.Net
  • Police and Law Enforcement

    Would you like to help maintain law and order, keep communities safe and prevent and investigate crime?

    Police Infographic

    Remember these are predictions based on relatively small samples.  They should be seen as an indication only, of likely trends.  

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    Police Work
    Police Community Support Officer
    Civilian jobs with the Police
    Police Recruitment

  • Probation Work and Youth and Community Justice

    Would you like a job where you could improve people's lives?

    Careers in Probation and Youth and Community Justice involve helping offenders to rebuild their lives, keeping communities safe, and working with victims, survivors and witnesses of crime. It also includes the specialist work of the Youth Offending Service.

    Infographic Probation

    Remember these are predictions based on relatively small samples.  They should be seen as an indication only, of likely trends.  

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    Probation Work and Community Justice
    Careers in Probation
    Justice.gov.uk

  • Fire and Rescue Services

    Working in this sector could be ideal for you if you want to help save lives.

    Firefighters protect people and their property from fire and other dangers. They also teach and advise on fire prevention.

    Firefighter Infographic

    Remember these are predictions based on relatively small samples.  They should be seen as an indication only, of likely trends.  

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    The Fire and Rescue Service.

    UK Fire Service

  • Prison Service and Custodial Care

    Do you like the idea of working in a challenging environment, working with offenders both within custody and the community, and supporting them to prevent future crime? 

    Infographic Prison

    Remember these are predictions based on relatively small samples.  They should be seen as an indication only, of likely trends.  

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    Working in Prisons

    HM Prison Service

    National Offender Management Service

  • Forensic Science

    Do you enjoy science and want to examine evidence that could help solve a crime?

    Fancy being a Forensic Biologist, Crime Scene Officer, Forensic Laboratory Officer or maybe a Fingerprint Specialist? Forensic Science and Crime Scene Investigation are popular career ideas, but they are small and highly competitive areas of work.

    Infographic Forensics

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    Forensic Scientist.

    The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences

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