The Future Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online

The Future Lawyer Summer Internship Live Online

Live Online Ages 12-14 Timezone: GMT+1

Live Online
14th -18th August 2021

Starts at 11.00am

Starts at 11.00am

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Internship Overview

The Future Lawyer Summer Internship ‘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.

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Internship 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

        Programme Fee, 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:

        £595/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.

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

        Timetable

        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

        11.00amThe 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

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online

        14th -18th August 2021


        Live Online:

        14th -18th August 2021

        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.

        Who Can Attend

        The Internship 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 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. 

        COVID-19

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

        Testimonials

        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.

        Support

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