Eight TikTok creators law applicants should be following

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Forget dance challenges and lip-syncing*: here are a selection of the best TikTok accounts for future law students (*may include some dance challenges and lip-syncing)

We’ve highlighted a handful of TikTok creators to help you get fully immersed in the highs and lows of law school life, whether you’re looking for study tips, explainers, memes or simply a general idea of what you can expect as an aspiring lawyer.

My Legal Career

Maia Crockford (@mylegalcareer), a fifth year apprentice solicitor at DAC Beachcroft, shares her experience of taking an alternative route to qualifying as a lawyer. 

Alongside inspirational videos of her life inside and outside the office, Maia frequently busts myths and answers common questions about apprenticeships.


This aspirational account shares what it’s like to be a junior corporate lawyer in London. A series of day-in-the-life videos show Serene (@serene_li) as she strolls through the city, takes calls with clients, drinks artfully designed coffees and hosts after-work pizza parties. 

If you’re after a bit of motivation to keep your studying on track, this account strikes the perfect balance between an inspirational aesthetic and realistic tips for would-be lawyers.


Law student LegallyLucy (@legallylucy) creates videos about all aspects of studying law, from pre-university to applying for training contracts after graduation. 

You’ll find tips on studying for A-levels, writing your university application for law and sitting the LNAT, as well as topics such as writing effective lecture notes and unearthing those all-important paid internships. 

She doesn’t shy away from the financial side of things, either, with a series of videos on demystifying the money involved in becoming a lawyer


Yas (@thelegaltech) is a third-year law student and paralegal who offers guidance based on her own experiences of studying law full-time alongside a part-time job

She also has plenty of ideas to help students find paid work opportunities within the legal sector before they’ve qualified as solicitors.

Lucy Cole

Step into the shoes of a charity COO and Magic Circle trainee lawyer: Lucy Cole’s account (@bylucycole) shares artistic vlogs of her daily office life and work trips abroad. 

And if you’re already feeling anxious about applying to law firms once you’ve graduated, Lucy has your back with her top tips for writing a stand-out application.


Thatcorporatelawyer (@thatcorporatelawyer) – also known as Henry – creates videos that find the humour in everyday life as a lawyer.

Expect comedy sketches about office etiquette and underachieving at work, alongside some top-notch lip-syncing skills (we warned you it was coming…).


Come for the latest law-related news and gossip and stay for the relatable memes at this iconic legal news website’s TikTok account (@legalcheek). 

From the trials and tribulations of training contract applications to law school workload woes and asking the important legal questions (was Janine criminally liable for Mick’s death in Eastenders?), there’s plenty here to keep you scrolling.

The University of Law

Follow The University of Law’s account (@theuniversityoflaw) to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s really like to study law. 

As well as giving future lawyers an insightful peek into student life, The University of Law’s TikTok account is packed with useful expert tips from students, lawyers and admissions staff – such as how to make the most out of law open days and clever ways to handle tricky interview questions. 

It also shares insider knowledge that you might not find in other places – ever considered applying for a January start date at university instead of the usual September one, for example? The University of Law has a few reasons why that could be a good idea.

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