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Registration for our 2024 Summer Experiences has now opened! Book now to secure your place.

Registration for our 2024 Summer Experiences has now opened! Book now to secure your place.

The Young Lawyer Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Lawyer Summer Experience


The Young Lawyer Summer Experience gives students aged 15-18 a fully-immersive experience of working as a lawyer in London.

Over the course of 2 weeks, students aged 15-18 will have some of the most exclusive experiences of law that one can imagine: argue a human rights case in London's Supreme Court; and work with corporate lawyers in City of London skyscraper.  

Join us for a life-changing experience that will set you up for a future as a successful lawyer.


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Immersive Legal Experiences:
  • Argue a human rights case in London’s Supreme Court
  • 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 on the top floor of one of a London's skyscraper
  • Powerful public speaking coaching by expert barristers
  • Experience human rights law at Amnesty International's UK Headquarters
  • Stand up for the public in a national enquiry 
  • Represent a nation in an international treaty negotiation and fight for treaty terms most favourable to your client
Meet Senior Lawyers: 
  • Be coached through the immersive experiences with lawyers from world-renowned firms specialising in criminal, corporate, human rights, family, international law and more
  • Private networking sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career
Career Coaching:
  • Receive training on how to land the most desirable jobs in law
  • Advice on subject choices, university selection, work experience, extra-curricular activities and more
Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:
  • Attending the Summer experience demonstrates that you have gained skills, which are highly-valued by top universities
  • Complete the assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your university application.
  • Personalised industry reference letter from lawyers confirming what you achieved on the programme.
World-Class Universities And World-Class People:
  • Experience life at one of the best universities on the planet: University College London (UCL).
  • Meet talented and ambitious students from around the world who fly in for the Summer Experience, creating an invaluable lifetime network.
Design Your Own Summer Experience:

Choose from one of the following options:

1.   First Week Only (taster experience); or
2.   Two-Week Experience (the full programme); or
3.   Two-Week Premium Experience (the ultimate package with both weeks plus enhanced benefits)

You can choose either residential or non-residential. The accommodation is at UCL student halls in central London. We provide residential students with meals, guardianship and fun activities on evenings and weekends. Airport transfers are also available at checkout.

Immersive Experiences Week 1

The Murder Trial

  • Over the course of two days, you will enter the world of criminal law by following a simulated trial from the moment of arrest through to verdict
  • You will represent either prosecution or defence and act as a lawyer in the proceedings
  • Review initial police disclosures, discuss interview strategy, and represent the police or the defendants during the live police interview
  • Act out an application for bail
  • Make closing and opening court speeches
  • Cross-examine witnesses
  • Feedback from real criminal lawyers

Corporate Law

  • Step into the shoes of a corporate lawyer on the top floor of a London skyscraper
  • Learn from top corporate lawyers and understand the skills you need
  • Corporate law simulation: enter a legal negotiation on behalf of an international company wanting to acquire another
  • Receive live feedback from expert corporate lawyers on your negotiation approach

Family Law

  • Analyse a high-profile divorce case and decide the correct legal advice
  • Serve as the family lawyer representing the clients at trial
  • Read and interpret expert witness statements and forensic evidence
  • Defend your client’s wishes and try to get the best outcome for them
  • Receive live feedback from family lawyers on your performance

This Summer Experience is for students aged 15-18 and you do not require any prior knowledge to attend.

There are 3 start dates you can select from for 2024: 8th July; OR 29th July; OR 19th August.
You can choose to attend for either ‘First Week Only’, ‘Two Weeks’ or our ‘Two Week Premium’ package. You can also choose residential or non-residential. Pricing and details are set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. You can either pay in full now or reserve your place with a £950 non-refundable deposit.

London 1 week London 2-weeks London Premium
Length First week only 2-weeks full programme 2-weeks Premium
Immersive murder trial experience: cross-examine witnesses; analyse forensic evidence; perform opening and closing speeches. Experience corporate and family law.
Argue a case in the Supreme Court. Discover human rights law at Amnesty International. Negotiate an international law treaty. Public speaking coaching by barristers.
Private networking session with top lawyers
Industry reference letter: personalised letter from lawyers confirming what you’ve achieved on the programme
Graduation ceremony for the completion of the full programme
Assessment centre, LinkedIn profile building & CV writing workshops, psychometric profile testing
Training on how to succeed from politicians and Olympic athletes
Gala dinner on a boat with top professionals
Excursions to top London sites and premium activities including a West End theatre show
Summer Experience fee £1950 £2950 £3950
Optional fee for accommodation with meals, guardianship and evening & weekend activities included Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Optional fee for London airport transfers (return) Available for an additional
Available for an additional
Available for an additional

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 8th July, 29th July or 19th August


  • The programme is based at UCL and the surrounding University of London campus. Certain days take place in other key industry locations in London.

Accommodation location:

Please find below some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any other questions you'll be able to find our full FAQ list here and you are also welcome to reach out to us at and we'll be happy to help!

When is the deadline for registering for an experience?
Places on our programmes are allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis so we will close registration as soon as we reach capacity, because of this we would always recommend booking as soon as possible to ensure you do not miss the opportunity to attend.
Do I get a certificate?
Upon completion of the programme you will receive a bespoke certificate to include in all of your future applications. This will help you stand out from the crowd and show your passion for your chosen career. Letters of attendance are also available upon request at
Who are your safeguarding team?
On each Summer Experience, we have safeguarding team members on-site 24/7 to promote the safeguarding and pastoral welfare of our students. Our team are security-vetted (enhanced DBS-checked) professionals who work in education full time and our team is made up of Academic Professionals / LSA, Safeguarding Officers, Nursing Professionals, and Mental Health Practitioners. Students will therefore always be able to easily contact a guardian, should they need any support.
What is included in the accommodation package?
You can choose to add our accommodation package to your booking where you will be allocated to the University of London's Garden Halls, College Hall, or International Hall. Here, you will enjoy your own private room, 3 meals a day, and 24/7 guardianship. There are also lots of communal areas such as a games room and cinema room where you will be able to socialise with other students. Our safeguarding team will also put on evening activities such as trivia night, games night, and sports evenings. You will be able to arrive at the accommodation the day before the programme starts and checkout will be the day after the programme comes to an end.
Do you offer payment plans?
Yes, payment plans are available. Click on 'Register Now', and you will see the option to either pay in full or reserve your place with a £950 non-refundable deposit. Once your deposit is paid, you will receive another email detailing the information for your second instalment. Please feel free to contact if you would like any further assistance.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
Rest days take place on the weekends.



There are no travel restrictions in place in order to enter the UK; you are not required to test or to provide proof of vaccination status, so you can book your programme place with confidence.



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You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.