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The Young Lawyer Programme

Ages 15-18 Live Online or In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Young Lawyer Programme gives students aged 15-18 an immersive experience of Law through a series of role-plays, seminars, simulations and Q&A sessions led by a group of experienced law professionals over 2 days. You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’.

Attendance will give you an edge over other aspiring lawyers in the race for the best jobs and a ‘super-curricular’ experience to add to your university or college application.

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Internship Highlights

An Immersive Experience of Legal Practice:

  • You will step into the shoes of a lawyer for the weekend, with top lawyers coaching you through interactive simulations that will give you genuine, hands-on experience of real-life cases, including: 
  • A live murder trial where you will evidence and present crucial legal arguments
  • A complicated human rights-focused deportation case
  • An emotionally charged divorce case involving the custody of children
  • A high value company seeking legal advice on a tricky commercial problem it has encountered

Career Coaching for Future Lawyers:

  • You will be trained on how to fulfil your ambitions of becoming a top lawyer
  • An action plan of how to break into the legal industry, starting now
  • Coaching by experts on: A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques

An Audience With Top Lawyers:

  • Q&A time with lawyers, covering areas such as corporate, criminal, family, and human rights law
  • Unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

Boost Your University/College Application and CV/Resume:

  • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as: teamwork, problem-solving, commercial awareness, and public speaking
  • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your applications

    Programme Fee, Format & Options

    You can choose to attend the programme either in-person or ‘Live Online’; the content is the same for both. The programme involves a mixture of interactive simulations, exercises and Q&A sessions.

    Programme Fee:

    ‘Live Online’: £165/student for both days.

    In-Person: £295/student for both days

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

    DAY ONE: CRIMINAL AND FAMILY LAW

    DAY TWO: CORPORATE AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

    DAY ONE: CRIMINAL AND FAMILY LAW

    11.00amThe Criminal Lawyer: Live Murder Trial

    - A live murder trial where you will analyse police evidence and examine witness evidence in a courtroom based simulation
    - Advocacy top tips from experienced barristers/advocates/attorneys
    - Learn from top lawyers how to best handle evidence in court and deliver effective submissions and speeches
    - Take part in determining and delivering the verdict

    1.30pmLunch Break

    2.15pmThe Family Lawyer: High Stakes Divorce Case

    - Learn about the day-to-day working life of a family lawyer
    - Experience an emotional divorce case where you will tackle issues of asset allocation and custody of the children
    - Assist an experienced family lawyer in handling conferences with highly distressed clients

    4.00pmCareer Coaching – The Essentials

    - A-level/IB/college class choices, university/college & subject choices
    - Work experience
    - Impactful cover letters and CVs/resumes
    - Interview techniques
    - What you can do now to stand out in the future

    4.45pmPanel Discussion

    - Ask questions to experienced lawyers from criminal and family backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice

    5.30pmClose

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    DAY TWO: CORPORATE AND HUMAN RIGHTS LAW

    11.00amThe Corporate Lawyer

    - An experienced corporate lawyer coaches you on the why, where, what, and who of corporate law
    - Discover the pressure, the expectations, and the privileges of practising within corporate law
    - Specific coaching on 'commercial awareness' - the most important skill for success in the corporate world
    - Step into the shoes of a lawyer by advising a client in a realistic commercial scenario.
    - Receive guidance on the handling of complicated legal and commercial matters from experts in the field

    2.00pmLunch Break

    2.45pmThe Human Rights Lawyer: Experience a complicated human-rights focused deportation case

    - Engage with a realistic deportation case designed to shed light on the persistent conflict between public security and individual rights
    - With the assistance of an experienced lawyer, analyse the human rights implications the case raises
    - Tackle the complicated dynamic between law, politics and morality

    4.30pmCareer Coaching – Lawyer Pathways

    - Expert advice from lawyers, solicitors and barristers on how you can break into the industry, starting now
    - Discover the different options available to you in Law
    - What you can do now to stand out in the future

    5.15pmPanel Discussion

    - Ask questions to experienced lawyers from Corporate and Human Rights backgrounds
    - Key questions answered
    - Receive valuable advice

    6.00pmClose

    *exact programme format subject to change without notice.

    Dates & Locations

    London, UK

    In-Person

    26th - 27th June 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    Gower Street

    Bloomsbury

    WC1E 6BT

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    Live Online 11am - 5:30pm (UK time)

    In-Person

    13th - 14th November 2021

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    Birmingham, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

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    Bristol, UK

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

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    Manchester, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

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    Edinburgh, UK

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

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    Singapore

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

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    Hong Kong

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

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    Dubai

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

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    New York, USA

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

    Register Now

    In-Person

    26th - 27th June 2021

    University College London (UCL)

    Gower Street

    Bloomsbury

    WC1E 6BT

    Register Now

    Online

    13th - 14th November 2021

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Birmingham

    Edgbaston

    Birmingham

    B15 2TT

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    University of Bristol

    Beacon House

    Queens Road

    Bristol

    BS8 1QU

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Manchester

    Oxford Rd

    Manchester

    M13 9PL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    University of Edinburgh

    Old College

    South Bridge

    Edinburgh

    EH8 9YL

    Register Now

    In-Person

    15th - 16th January 2022

    NUS

    21 Lower Kent Ridge Road

    Singapore

    119077

    Register Now

    In-Person

    22nd - 23rd January 2022

    One Island East

    Taikoo Place

    Quarry Bay

    Hong Kong

    Register Now

    In-Person

    28th - 29th January 2022

    GEMS Academy

    E44 - Al Barsha

    Al Barsha South

    Dubai

    Register Now

    In-Person

    29th - 30th January 2022

    NYU

    383 Lafayette Street

    New York

    10003

    Register Now

    Who Can Attend

    This programme 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.

    There is no application process, and you can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are limited; we are usually full a couple of months in advance of the programme date. No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

    COVID-19 Group

    The in-person programme will be run with strict Covid-19 prevention measures in place which have been modelled on the government’s guidelines for prevention in educational settings. You can view our measures here. In the unlikely event that the in-person programme is completely cancelled because of Covid-19 then students will have two options: i) move to the next in-person date; ii) move to the ‘Live Online’ programme and be refunded the difference in price.

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