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Faith based organisations are organisations that have a religious focus including places of worship. Such organisations are structured similar to charities so see 'charities' for more details. 

FinTech is a reference to any business that uses technology to enhance or automate financial services and processes. See 'financial institutions' for more.

FinTech

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Life Sciences is the branch of science that involves the scientific study of life and organisms such as biology, zoology, microbiology, physiology and biochemistry. You can be a corporate lawyer or a litigation lawyer in this sector!

Life Sciences

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The metals and mining sector is the industry that is dedicated to the location and extraction of metal and mineral reserves.  There is specific legislation dealing with the selling, trading and financing of mining and minerals.

Mining & Metals

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National security is the security and defence of a nation state including its citizens, economy and institutions (measures include political, economic, military and diplomacy.

National Security

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Parliamentary & Public Affairs

Lots of firms have a sector called 'professional services' or 'professional practices' - this means a sector that specialises in legal services for professional firms like accountancy firms, law firms etc (as they need legal services too!)

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Like any business, recruitment firms need specialist legal advice too - predominately around ensuring the job adverts, recruitment and screening process is free from potential discrimination claims (and immigration laws are complied with!)

Recruitment

S

If you like the idea of doing corporate work but don't fancy the idea of working for big commercial businesses that focus on profits alone - social business might be for you! Social businesses aim to change the world for the better and use their profits to create positive social change. 

Social Business

See Healthcare!

Social Care

Pretty self explanatory but if you enjoy the idea of being a corporate lawyer but want to focus predominately  on the early stages of the business and the issues that arise at the start - look at firms that have a specialist start ups sector!

Start Ups

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Telecommunication is the transmission of information over various forms of technology. Telecomms law covers wire networks that have been adapted for broadband or newly built optical fibre networks and voice and internet services provided by these networks and mobile networks.

Telecommunications

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