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Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

Our Summer Experiences are now over 50% full. Places are highly limited; register now to avoid disappointment.

The Young Lawyer Summer Experience

InvestIN Education
InvestIN Education

The Young Lawyer Summer Experience

Overview

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this 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 15 days, 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
  • World-class professional development training: dedicated coaching on all the soft skills you need to become a top lawyer: leadership, teamwork, communication, time management, public speaking, negotiation 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.
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:

⦁    Select your preferred length of experience. You can choose to attend for:

1.     Days 1-15 (the full experience); or
2.    Days 1-10 only; or
3.    Days 1-5 only

⦁    Accommodation, meals, guardianship and airport pick-up are available if required and can be added at checkout

Immersive Experiences Days 1-5

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

Places are highly limited and we are over 50% full for this experience.

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 2023: 7th July; OR 28th July; OR 18th August.

You can choose to attend for either days 1-5, days 1-10 or days 1-15; and either with or without accommodation. Pricing for all options is set out below.

Click “Register Now” to book your place. Alternatively, if you wish to pay via invoice/instalments, please complete this form and a member of our team will reach out to you.

London 5-Day London 10-Day London 15-Day
Length Days 1-5 Days 1-10 Days 1-15
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
World-class professional development training: 5 days of coaching on all the skills you need to become a top lawyer
Summer Experience fee £1475 £2850 £3950
Optional fee for University of London accommodation (private single rooms) with all meals and guardianship included Available for an additional
£990
Available for an additional
£1815
Available for an additional
£2640
Optional fee for London airport pick-up and drop-off (each way) Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150
Available for an additional
£150

Choose a location below:

In Person

Available dates:

  • 7th July, 28th July or 18th August

Venues:

  • 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 info@investin.org 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 info@investin.org.
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?
We offer payment plans for our Summer Experiences, allowing you to pay in instalments. A 50% deposit is required to reserve your place. To arrange your personalised plan contact contact us at info@investin.org.
Will there be any opportunities for rest days?
On the mornings of day 6 and day 11 you will have rest time to allow you to recharge for the next period of your programme. You will also have time in the evenings and during your lunch break to relax and socialise with the other students on the experience.

WHAT OUR STUDENTS SAY ABOUT US

Covid-19

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.

 

Support

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You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org 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.