In addition to the 200+ societies that all University of Sheffield students can join, students in the School of Law have the opportunity to join a number of departmental societies.

Law Societies

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Bar Society

As a society, we have one aim and purpose: to help you succeed in your path to becoming a fully qualified lawyer.

We put on a wide range of events which can help all students succeed, irrespective of their career path.

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You don’t have to studying Criminology to be a member! CrimSoc is for anyone with an interest in crime, Criminology or policing, and a great way to meet new people with similar interests.

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Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate, home or international student- You are welcome to join our society!

We run numerous careers events connecting you to prestigious firms and companies to ensure you get the most out of your time at The University of Sheffield.

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ELSA Sheffield is a branch of European Law Students Association UK. It is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit organisation run by and for law students. ELSA activities comprise a large variety of academic and professional events that are organised to fulfill the vision of ELSA.

Join if you want to expand your knowledge and career possibilities across EU!

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The Miscarriages of Justice Awareness Society is a society which primarily aims to raise public awareness of Miscarriages of Justice.
We raise awareness and we do it passionately. By getting involved with MOJAS, you can expect to learn more about the topic, but also learn about general Criminal Law, Criminology and also take part in activities with other societies.
Law 4 non Law-Logo


The Law4NonLaw Society focuses on the encouragement of diversity within the legal profession.

As previous non-law graduates and current law students at the University of Sheffield, we strive to help shape and support all opportunities available to students who intend to or are currently converting to Law.

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Women In Business

The aim of our society is to encourage and empower women who are aspiring to enter a career in typically male dominated insudtries. We aim to provide members with advice and support from sponsors and alumni, networking events and skills workshops for members to develop their skills such as commercial awareness and leadership workshops.