The Young Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online

The Young Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online

London • Ages 15-18

1st to 4th August 2020 OR 29th August to 1st September 2020
Live Online

The Young Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online is now full. A 5-day Young Lawyer Internship is available in the October half term. You can register for that now by clicking here.

The Young Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree summer work experience in Law, from the comfort of their own home. Over the course of 4 days, you will be working with top lawyers ‘Live Online’ via our state-of-the-art interactive platform.

You will experience the real-life work of a lawyer, with opportunities to argue a human rights case before a judge*, handle a murder case from start to finish under the guidance of senior barristers, and attend an interactive session with a group of corporate lawyers.

You will also have the opportunity to network with our lawyers and ask them all your burning questions, just as you would in-person.

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university and job applications, and set you up for a future as a successful lawyer.

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Immersive Legal Experiences:

  • Argue a human rights case before a judge*
  • Represent your client in a live murder trial: conduct opening and closing speeches, cross-examine witnesses and examine forensic evidence
  • Experience Corporate Law through an interactive session with commercial lawyers from international firms

Senior Lawyers From A Variety Of Specialities:

  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with lawyers from world-renowned firms specialising in Criminal, Family, Corporate, Human Rights, International Law and more
  • Private virtual networking/panel sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

Personalised Career Coaching:

  • Bespoke career coaching: have your CV reviewed by a legal recruitment expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
  • Training on how you can get one of the most desirable jobs in law, starting now: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques.

    Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

    • Attending the internship demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, attention-to-detail, public speaking and commercial awareness, which are highly-valued by top universities
    • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications.

    Design Your Own Virtual Internship:

    • Choose to attend the Executive Internship (4-days) or Internship (3-days)
    • Students who attend the Executive Internship will have their credentials reviewed by a legal recruitment expert and receive a dynamic, personalised development plan so they can start tailoring their background for the hugely competitive world of law.

      Internship Format & Options:

      The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions delivered via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform. The internship is delivered LIVE by experienced professionals.

      Internship Fee:


      £350/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      Executive Internship

      £495/student which also includes the Personalised Career Coaching day – a legal recruitment expert will review your credentials and give you a personalised development plan. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

      *Barristers will be presiding as judges

      For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        Day 1
        10.00am The World of a Criminal Lawyer - Your role as a criminal lawyer this weekend
        - The legal process
        - The expectations
        - Excelling for your client
        - Then, from 11:30 onwards you will be thrown into a fully-immersive experience of a criminal case. You will be assigned to work for either the Defence or Prosecution and represent your client from start to finish...
        11.30am The Police Station - Review initial disclosure
        - Discuss strategy with the police and the Defendants
        - Live police interviews take place
        - Represent your client during the interview
        12.30pm Examining The Evidence - Review detailed evidence about the murder: witness statements, forensic reports, text messages, cell-site maps and more
        - Discuss the best strategy for your client
        1.30pm Lunch Break
        2.00pm Preparing For Trial - Coaching by barristers on how to prepare for tomorrow's trial
        - Delivering powerful opening and closing speeches
        - The art of successful cross-examination
        - How to approach each witness on the stand
        - Identify your opponent's strengths and weaknesses
        5.00pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 2
        10.00am The Trial - Part 1 - Prosecution opens its case
        - Prosecution lawyers: get the key evidence from your witnesses to nail down your case
        - Defence lawyers: cross-examine the Prosecution witnesses to undermine their case
        1.00pm Lunch Break
        1.30pm The Trial - Part 2 - Defence opens its case
        - Defence lawyers: get the key evidence from your witnesses to nail down your case
        - Prosecution lawyers: cross-examine the Defence witnesses to undermine their case
        3.30pm The Closing Statements And The Decision - Closing statements for the Defence
        - The jury makes its verdict
        4.00pm Career Coaching and Networking Session - How to break into a career as a criminal lawyer
        - Coaching on choosing the right university, A-levels and degree subject, and how to get the right work experience
        - Q&A panel and networking session with experienced criminal lawyers
        5.00pm Close

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 3
        Morning The Corporate Lawyer - An interactive session putting you at the heart of working for an international commercial law firm
        - Interactive training sessions on the most important skills you need for a future in corporate law
        - Training by graduate recruitment experts on how you can become a corporate lawyer, starting now
        - Understand how lawyers shape the world of international business
        - Virtual networking session with corporate lawyers
        Afternoon Public Speaking & Human Rights Law - Coaching by barristers on the art of public speaking
        - Overview of key aspects of Human Rights law
        - Argue a human rights case before a judge

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Day 4 (Executive Internship Only)
        Morning & Afternoon Your Future as a Lawyer - Personal career coaching: have your CV and background reviewed by legal recruitment experts
        - Receive a dynamic, personalised development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions
        - A day for professionals to help you focus on your personal aspirations, and your future as a successful lawyer
        - Live recruitment sessions: experience actual assessment tasks that top law firms use and get feedback on your performance

        *exact programme subject to change without notice

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online:

        1st - 4th August OR 29th August - 1st September

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.


        The Internship is for students aged 15-18 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked for our Summer Internships several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.


        We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.


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