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The Future Lawyer Summer Experience Live Online

The Future Lawyer Summer Experience Live Online

Ages 12-14 Live Online

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Overview

The Future Lawyer Summer Experience ‘Live Online’ is an opportunity for students aged 12-14 to work with top lawyers on some of the most exciting experiences of law that one can imagine: advocating a real-life case, defending innocent suspects, and conducting commercial law negotiations.   

The Internship takes place ‘Live Online’ – 5 days of interactive work experience with top lawyers from the comfort of your own home.

Join us for a life-changing experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your CVs and university applications, setting you up for your future as a successful lawyer.

Highlights

Immersive Experiences in Law:

  • Public speaking coaching by top barristers
  • Present your arguments in a high-profile legal case
  • Defend an innocent suspect by dissecting the prosecution’s case 
  • Gain practical experience of differing areas of law: corporate, criminal, human rights, and family law
  • Daily Q&A sessions with top lawyers

    Senior Lawyers From a Variety of Specialties:

    • Be coached through these immersive experiences by lawyers from world-renowned firms and chambers specialising in a range of disciplines 
    • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future careers

    Comprehensive Career Coaching:

    • Coaching on navigating your career path options and advice on how you can begin your journey towards one of the most desirable jobs in law, starting now: GCSE, A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application, admissions test, and interview techniques 
    • Build your personal profile: identify your strengths and weaknesses and receive advice on areas for development

      Competitive Advantage:

      • Attending the Internship demonstrates that you have gained key skills such as teamwork, attention-to-detail, problem-solving, time management, public speaking, and commercial awareness
      • Complete the online assessment after the Internship and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications

      Fees, Eligibility and Options

      This programme is for students aged 12-14. No prior knowledge or experience is required; our professionals will give you all the training you need. 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 so encourage you to register as soon as possible.

      The Live Online Internship will take place 14th - 18th August 2021.

      Places are highly limited. The only way to guarantee your place is to click 'Register Now' and enter your details.

      In select circumstances, we can offer payment by instalments, which requires a 50% deposit. To speak to a Student Experience Manager about your personal circumstances please click here OR email us at info@investin.org OR call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089.

      Internship Name 'Live Online' Internship
      Length Days 1-5
      Immersive legal experience. Participate in a high profile legal case. Gain practical experience of differing areas of law: corporate, criminal, human rights, and family law
      Public speaking coaching
      Private networking with top lawyers
      Coaching on how to get into a top university for law
      Timetable
      £595

      Day 1: Enter the Internship

      Day 2: Defending the Innocent

      Day 3: The Clients

      Day 4: The Negotiation (Corporate Law)

      Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

      Day 1: Enter the Internship

      10.30amThe World of a Lawyer

      - The importance of law in an ever-changing world
      - Your commitment to upholding the law
      - Expectations vs reality

      11.30amDiscover Law

      - Discover different career areas within law and how they interact with each other: corporate, criminal, human rights, and family law
      - Analyse a series of everyday ‘legal interactions’ and consider the implications

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmPublic Speaking Coaching

      - Receive extensive coaching on public speaking
      - Critically examine different examples of advocacy
      - Be guided through the process by lawyers at the very top of their profession
      - Practise presenting legal-style submissions before an audience

      2.30pmYou Become the Advocate

      - Closely examine various statements pertaining to a real-life case
      - Develop arguments for and against these statements
      - Present your arguments verbally in front of a team of experienced lawyers
      - Receive personalised feedback on your performance and tips for improvement

      3.00pmQ&A and networking session with top lawyers

      3.30pmClose

      *exact programme subject to change without notice

      Day 2: Defending the Innocent

      10.30amDefending the Innocent

      - Explore one of the most exciting and rewarding aspects of advocacy law – defending innocent suspects
      - Receive and closely study a brief against your client
      - ‘The devil is in the detail’: determine potential points of contention

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmTake on the Prosecution

      - Critically analyse the prosecution’s case
      - Look for flaws in their timeline, logic, and argument
      - Present a detailed deconstruction of the prosecution’s case in front of top lawyers

      2.30pmPanel discussion

      - Ask questions to high-ranking lawyers across various disciplines
      - Ask your burning questions about life as a lawyer
      - An insight into the different branches of law and the road to success
      - Make valuable contacts

      3.30pmClose

      Day 3: The Clients

      10.30amThe World of Family Law

      - Discover the intricacies of family law
      - Read situational briefs and apply different areas of the law to them
      - How should clients be treated differently in delicate family matters?

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmEnter a Client Conference

      - Experience first-hand a series of interactive client conferences
      - Develop your skills from the morning when interacting with clients
      - Take charge and influence the outcome of those conferences

      3.00pmQ&A and networking session with top lawyers

      3.30pmClose

      Day 4: The Negotiation (Corporate Law)

      10.30amOutside the Courtroom

      - Discover the ever-changing landscape of corporate law
      - What is the role of a lawyer outside of the courtroom?
      - Familiarise yourself with the art of negotiation

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmSimulation: The Negotiation

      - Lead a negotiation on behalf of your client
      - Work to secure the best possible deal
      - Receive pointers and coaching from experienced negotiators

      3.00pmQ&A and networking session with top lawyers

      3.30pmClose

      Day 5: Personal Career Coaching

      10.30amYour Path as a Lawyer

      - Career path options for lawyers of the future
      - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
      - How to excel no matter what path you choose
      - Interactive exercises to understand each stage of your career path
      - Guidance on law-specific admissions tests

      12.00pmWork Experience & Extracurriculars

      - What work experience is available whilst at school and how to make the most of it
      - How to use extracurriculars to stand out
      - Other opportunities including volunteering, and more

      12.45pmLunch Break

      1.45pmYour Personal Profile and Skills

      -How to excel from now, through school and beyond
      - Discover the skills needed to excel, and how to develop those skills most needed to succeed
      - How to make your profile stand out
      - Assessing your strengths, weaknesses, and areas which you need to develop further

      2.45pmYour Personal Pitch

      - Talk confidently about your accomplishments at every stage of your journey
      - Preparation; style; body language; understanding what you are really being asked; answering difficult questions and more
      - Interactive exercises and top tips to succeed

      3.30pmClose

      Venues, Dates & Locations

      Live Online

      In-Person

      14th - 18th August 2021

      10.30am - 3:30pm (UK time)

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      Online

      14th - 18th August 2021

      10.30am - 3:30pm (UK time)

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      AmbitionX

      As part of your booking, you will receive 12 months’ access to our state-of-the-art tech platform, AmbitionX. Here you will find all of your programme materials and complete post-programme assessments to gain coveted ‘experience points’ to demonstrate your levels of professional development. You will also be able to access any of InvestIN’s Live Online weekend and evening programmes through AmbitionX at no extra cost. Your AmbitionX membership will be free for one year and after that will be charged at £165/annum; you may cancel any time before renewal.

      COVID-19 Group

      This programme will be delivered ‘Live Online’, so is not affected at all by any Covid-19 restrictions.

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