What do Margaret Thatcher, Benazir Bhutto, Barack Obama and Mahatma Gandhi have in common? Interestingly, they are world leaders who studied law. One of the oldest academic fields in the world, a law degree is a highly regarded qualification and promises great career opportunities. For some, to study law is to uphold justice, a noble call that is most commendable (and the world needs more of them); nevertheless, law is not just for lawyers or in the courtroom as it affects all aspects of society: from the protection of life and liberty to corporate or international relations, law graduates are capable in taking many important roles in various professions. A quick look at the benefits of studying law brings to light why it remains as one of the most wanted education for students from all around the world.