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The Future Lawyer Programme

Ages 12-14 Live Online OR In-Person

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Internship Overview

The Future Lawyer Programme takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration of the world of a lawyer. The programme provides an interactive experience with top professionals who will guide you through exciting simulations, including an immersive courtroom battle and a high-stakes corporate negotiation. 

You will also be coached on how to become a top lawyer, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Law Experiences:

  • Discover the different ways in which law is interwoven into everyday life
  • Take part in a live courtroom simulation and learn how to deliver strong and succinct legal arguments
  • Analyse a legal contract help negotiate the best outcome for your client in a corporate law simulation
  • Learn to deliver pitches in a way that is commercially aware and also mindful of equality, diversity and inclusion

    Why Should I Attend?:

    • Experience a unique, immersive insight into one of the world’s most prestigious careers
    • Meet successful lawyers and ask them all your burning questions
    • Get coaching on how to become a top lawyer
    • Gain valuable work experience before you even turn 16

    An Audience with Top Lawyers:

    • Q&A time with a selection of leading lawyers from a range of disciplines
    • Unlimited lifetime access to our guidance and expertise. Students can contact us for further advice at any time

    Boost your UCAS Form and CV:

    • Attendance demonstrates you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, advocacy, commercial awareness and an understanding of legal analysis
    • 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 at UCL 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:

      In-Person: £165/student for one day (you can choose either day 1 or 2) OR £295/student for both days

      ‘Live Online’: £165/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.

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

        Day One: Enter the Courtroom

        Day Two: Corporate Law

        Day One: Enter the Courtroom

        10.30amThe World of Law

        - Understand how law shapes our everyday lives
        - Identify the key areas of law operating in everyday interactions
        - Work in teams to argue a case drawn from some of these legal areas

        12.00pmLunch Break

        1:00pmThe Courtroom Battle

        - Analyse a legal situation and work in a team to produce the strongest arguments
        - Work closely with a barrister to come up with a plan of attack
        - Observe experienced barristers battle it out in the courtroom

        3.30pmCareer Coaching & University Forum

        Interactive session dedicated to your personal career path. Detailed advice on:
        - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choice
        - Extracurricular activities
        - Work experience options
        - Career path options for lawyers of the future

        4.30pmClose

        *exact programme subject to change without notice.

        Day Two: Corporate Law

        10.30amClient Management

        - Improve your client and commercial awareness and hone your communication skills
        - Understand the importance of equality, diversity and inclusion within the legal industry
        - Practise pitching to a client, taking into account their particular background and circumstances

        12.00pmLunch Break

        1.00pmHigh-Stakes Corporate Negotiation

        - Exercise your attention to detail by analysing a contractual offer
        - Work with experienced solicitors to assess your client’s position and come up with a negotiation strategy
        - Enter a back-and-forth negotiation to secure the best possible outcome for your client, working closely with top solicitors

        3.30pmQ&A Panel

        - Live panel Q&A with top lawyers from a variety of backgrounds
        - Get all your burning questions answered
        - Receive valuable advice

        4.30pmClose

        *exact programme subject to change without notice.

        Dates & Locations

        London, UK

        In-Person

        13th - 14th November 2021

        University College London (UCL)

        Gower Street

        Bloomsbury

        WC1E 6BT

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        Live Online

        In-Person

        13th - 14th November 2021

        10.30am - 4.30pm (UK time)

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        In-Person

        13th - 14th November 2021

        University College London (UCL)

        Gower Street

        Bloomsbury

        WC1E 6BT

        Register Now

        Online

        13th - 14th November 2021

        10.30am - 4.30pm (UK time)

        Register Now

        Who Can Attend

         

        The programme is for students aged 12-14 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 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.

        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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