The Oxford Law Society is established as one of the largest and most recognised societies at the University of Oxford, enjoying a dual reputation as students’ primary resource into the legal profession, as well as the university’s leading social society.
‘LawSoc’ is open to all students of the University of Oxford. Membership is open to students irrespective of academic discipline, with 69.4% of our 3100 members reading a discipline other than law.
For those seeking insight into the legal profession, LawSoc provides invaluable exposure through its presentations. These are delivered on topical or essential career-related issues. The topics of previous presentations include ‘Law for Non-Law Students’, commercial awareness workshops and case study workshops. These presentations are open to all LawSoc members free of charge.
LawSoc enjoys an enviable reputation for hosting some of the most celebrated social events in Oxford. These included the termly ‘President’s Drinks’, ‘Pizza & Prosecco’, and ‘Champagne & Canapés’, amongst a plethora of exciting events. These events are open to all LawSoc members free of charge. In addition, LawSoc hosts a highly-anticipated termly ball at some of the country’s most iconic venues. Previous venues have included the Gherkin, the National Gallery, the Natural History Museum and Blenheim Palace.
Furthermore, LawSoc produces an acclaimed termly magazine, Verdict, which contains articles from well-respected legal individuals and insightful advice to best prepare members for programme applications to law firms. The prestigious Verdict essay competition is also held each term.