You just passed your last exams and are now a fully-fledged lawyer or you just took your LSAT and got accepted into a good Law University and already are wondering what are the hardest fields of law to practice?
Choosing a field over another can seem a daunting task, this is why we put together this list, to help you get a better understanding of the careers that may suit you. There are also plenty of quizzes online that you may give you an idea of what you want out of a career law. And go talk to your career adviser too, they may have good ideas.
Law is a fascinating subject. It is all around us and shape our lives in ways we don’t even realize. For almost every area of life, there is a law and a lawyer. You can become a lawyer in Criminal Law, International Law, Environmental Law and also in Sports, in Media, etc.
For those of you who would like to export your shiny degrees to a new country, be sure to choose a common law country comparable to the U.S. If you choose to emigrate in a civil law country, you will have to study different practices of law.
In case you’re wondering: common law countries primarily base their judicial science on previous cases while civil law rests mainly on codified statutes.
To make sure we truly had the best feel for the hardest fields of law to practice, we mused around Law forums and listened to what the professional organizations had to say.
For those of you who prefer the easy way, go check our article on the 6 Easiest Fields Of Law To Practice.
One caveat: If you talk to lawyers who are passionate by their fields of practice, they will definitely tell you that their fields are the best, the most entertaining, the most challenging, etc. But to them, their field is the best so they won’t tell you it is also very hard work because they don’t see it that way.