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The Young Lawyer Summer Experience Live Online

Ages 15-18 Live Online

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The Young Lawyer Summer Experience Live Online gives students aged 15-18 a 360-degree work experience in Law, from the comfort of their own home. Over the course of 5 days, you will be working with top lawyers ‘Live Online’ via our state-of-the-art interactive platform.

You will experience the real-life work of a lawyer, with opportunities to argue a human rights case before a judge*, handle a murder case from start to finish under the guidance of senior barristers, and attend an interactive session with a group of corporate lawyers.

You will also have the opportunity to network with our lawyers and ask them all your burning questions, just as you would in-person.

Join us for a truly unique experience that will serve as an outstanding differentiator on your university and job applications and set you up for a future as a successful lawyer.


Immersive Legal Experiences:

  • Be coached in public speaking/advocacy by senior barristers and then argue a human rights case before a judge*
  • 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 from international firms

    Meet Senior Lawyers From A Variety Of Specialities:

    • Be coached through immersive experiences with lawyers from world-renowned organisations specialising in Criminal, Corporate, Human Rights, International Law and more
    • Private virtual networking/panel Q&A sessions with these professionals, who can become vital connections for your future career

      Comprehensive Career Coaching:

      • Training on how you can get one of the most desirable jobs in law, starting now: A-level/IB, university and degree choices; extra-curricular activities; work experience; application and interview techniques
      • Experience real-life recruitment methods used by top law firms and barristers’ chambers
      • Personalised development plan: create a personalised development plan based on the advice you are given, which identifies your strengths and weaknesses and shows you which areas you need to develop further

      Competitive Advantage In Your University Applications:

      • Attending the internship demonstrates that you’ve gained key skills such as teamwork, attention-to-detail, public speaking and commercial awareness, which are highly-valued by top universities
      • Complete the online assessment after the programme and receive a personalised certificate to include in your UCAS/College applications

      *Barristers will be presiding as judges







      11.00amThe World of a Criminal Lawyer

      - Your role as a criminal lawyer this weekend
      - The legal process
      - The expectations
      - Excelling for your client
      - Then, from 11:30 onwards you will be thrown into a fully-immersive experience of a criminal case. You will be assigned to work for either the Defence or Prosecution and represent your client from start to finish...

      11.30amThe Police Station

      - Review initial disclosure
      - Discuss strategy with the police and the Defendants
      - Live police interviews take place
      - Represent your client during the interview

      12.30pmExamining The Evidence

      - Review detailed evidence about the murder: witness statements, forensic reports, text messages, cell-site maps and more
      - Discuss the best strategy for your client

      1.30pmLunch Break

      2.00pmPreparing For Trial

      - Coaching by barristers on how to prepare for tomorrow's trial
      - Delivering powerful opening and closing speeches
      - The art of successful cross-examination
      - How to approach each witness on the stand
      - Identify your opponent's strengths and weaknesses


      *exact programme subject to change without notice


      11.00amThe Trial - Part 1

      - Prosecution opens its case
      - Prosecution lawyers: get the key evidence from your witnesses to nail down your case
      - Defence lawyers: cross-examine the Prosecution witnesses to undermine their case

      1.00pmLunch Break

      1.30pmThe Trial - Part 2

      - Defence opens its case
      - Defence lawyers: get the key evidence from your witnesses to nail down your case
      - Prosecution lawyers: cross-examine the Defence witnesses to undermine their case

      3.30pmThe Closing Statements And The Decision

      - Closing statements for the Defence
      - The jury makes its verdict


      *exact programme subject to change without notice


      11.00amThe Corporate Lawyer

      - An interactive session putting you at the heart of working for an international commercial law firm
      - Immersive coaching on the most important skill you need for a future in corporate law: commercial awareness

      1.00pmLunch Break

      2.00pmInternational Business Case

      - International business case study: can you help a US tech company establish operations in Europe and Asia?
      - Use the coaching from the morning session to analyse law and apply it to the facts, to design commercially-aware solutions for your client

      3.00pmCareer Coaching and Networking: Corporate Law

      - How to break into a career as a corporate lawyer
      - Coaching on choosing the right university, A-levels and degree subject, and how to get the right work experience
      -Q&A panel and networking session with experienced corporate lawyers


      *exact programme subject to change without notice


      11.00amThe Human Rights Lawyer

      - A morning of interactive human rights law experiences. You will be guided through a real-life case by a human rights lawyer:
      - Is it lawful for a suspected terrorist to be deported to his homeland?
      -Analyse key parts of the European Convention on Human Rights and how it is used to make crucial legal judgements
      -Understand what the human rights act means for lawyers and clients across the world
      -The complex dynamic between law and politics

      12.30pmLunch Break

      1.30pmPublic Speaking/Advocacy Coaching

      - Coaching by barristers on the art of public speaking/advocacy in the courtroom
      - Interactive exercises on preparation, enunciation, body language, pace, intonation, structure, confidence and more

      2.30pmYou Become The Human Rights Advocate

      - Work on a real-life Supreme Court Human Rights case
      - Structure your case and argue it before a judge* using the advocacy skills you were coached on earlier in the day

      4.00pmCareer Coaching and Networking: Barristers

      - How to break into a career as a barrister
      - Coaching on choosing the right university, A-levels and degree subject, and how to get the right work experience
      -Q&A panel and networking session with experienced barristers


      *exact programme subject to change without notice


      11.00amApplying for Top Legal Jobs

      - CVs, cover letters and application forms for top law firms and barristers' chambers
      - Ensuring you have both the style and substance to make it to the interview stage

      12.00pmWork Experience

      - Coaching on how to get the work experience that legal employers are looking for - both traditional forms of work experience and other relevant experience that will make your application stand out, including extra-curricular activities
      - How to make the most of work experience once you get it - impressing employers and using this as a gold star on your CV

      1.00pmLunch Break

      2.00pmAssessment Centres

      - How to impress during assessment centres
      - Experience mock assessment centre activities used by both law firms and barristers' chambers and receive feedback on your performance


      - Coaching on how to excel at the interview stage
      - Preparation; style; body language; understanding what you are really being asked; answering difficult questions and more
      -Interactive interview exercises for you to participate in


      *In advance of the Internship you will be asked to create a CV and cover letter for a job as a top lawyer. You will also do some personal reflection on your achievements and ambitions. You will then edit this throughout the day based on the advice you are given, to create your own personal development plan – highlighting your strengths and areas for improvement.

      Fees, Eligibility and Options

      This programme is for students aged 15-18. 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 31st July - 4th 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 OR call us on +44 (0) 203 488 5089.

      Summer Experience Type 'Live Online' Internship
      Length Days 1-5
      Immersive murder trial experience: Cross-examine witnesses; analyse real-life criminal evidence; perform opening and closing speeches. Coaching on how to become a top criminal lawyer.
      Private networking session with top lawyers.
      Personalised career coaching day. Receive a dynamic, bespoke development plan to reach the height of your career ambitions.
      Venues, Dates & Locations

      Live Online


      31st July - 4th August 2021

      11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

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      31st July - 4th August 2021

      11am - 4:30pm (UK time)

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      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.


      If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. 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.