Young Lawyers Summer School

The Young Lawyers Summer School gives students aged 11-14 the opportunity to take the first steps towards a legal career. Including sessions on criminal, civil and human rights law, the course is fast-paced, fun and inspiring. 

Lawyers can do a lot of good in the world, from bringing criminals to justice to protecting people’s human rights. If you are not afraid to stand up and argue for your case, or have a talent for sifting through the evidence to find the truth, then maybe the law is a good path for you!

Throughout the Summer School, students actively engage in team-based problem-solving, navigating through scenarios and honing their skills in prosecuting or defending based on the evidence available. Emphasising creative thinking, intellectual curiosity, and collaborative work, the course goes beyond the ordinary, offering a unique and enriching experience.

Our focus on advocacy skills sets this program apart. Learn how lawyers construct effective lines of questioning, think on their feet when faced with unexpected answers, and employ professional techniques to hold the attention judges and juries. The Summer School is not just about having fun; it’s about gaining insights into a potential career while enhancing a core set of skills.

The debating elements of the event stimulate analysis, teamwork, and public speaking, providing a significant confidence boost.

See a more detailed outline for this course.

This course offers a lively, challenging, and enjoyable environment where students can work together with others who have an interest in law and make some new friends.

The tutors are friendly, experienced at working with younger students, and will ensure that everyone feels confident and comfortable in participating. You can see our tutors page for some example profiles.

 For full booking and practical details scroll down past the reviews.

Scales of justiceThe Young Lawyers Summer School gives students aged 11-14 the opportunity to take the first steps towards a legal career. Including sessions on criminal, civil and human rights law, the course is fast-paced, fun and inspiring. 

Lawyers can do a lot of good in the world, from bringing criminals to justice to protecting people’s human rights. If you are not afraid to stand up and argue for your case, or have a talent for sifting through the evidence to find the truth, then maybe the law is a good path for you!

Throughout the Summer School, students actively engage in team-based problem-solving, navigating through scenarios and honing their skills in prosecuting or defending based on the evidence available. Emphasising creative thinking, intellectual curiosity, and collaborative work, the course goes beyond the ordinary, offering a unique and enriching experience.

Our focus on advocacy skills sets this program apart. Learn how lawyers construct effective lines of questioning, think on their feet when faced with unexpected answers, and employ professional techniques to hold the attention judges and juries. The Summer School is not just about having fun; it’s about gaining insights into a potential career while enhancing a core set of skills.

The debating elements of the event stimulate analysis, teamwork, and public speaking, providing a significant confidence boost.

See a more detailed outline for this course.

This course offers a lively, challenging, and enjoyable environment where students can work together with others who have an interest in law and make some new friends.

The tutors are friendly, experienced at working with younger students, and will ensure that everyone feels confident and comfortable in participating. You can see our tutors page for some example profiles.

 For full booking and practical details scroll down past the reviews.

‘The Young Lawyers course was amazing! I made friends very quickly and enjoyed learning about law. I learnt loads and have now learnt different types of law in detail I didn’t know. I enjoyed it very much.’

‘This course was a fantastic way to get an introduction to law where you can experience and take part in a real trial. You also go into detail on all types of law and do activities to learn more. I loved it!’

‘My time with the Debate Chamber was wonderful. I learned about law, and how a courtroom works, and how to make people saw what you want them to say! The host was very knowledgeable, and there were plenty of opportunities to ask questions. I will definitely be returning next year!’

‘This course was extremely informative, and very interesting. I would highly recommend this course if you are young and thinking of becoming a barrister or lawyer, as it gives a great insight into the world of law!’

‘It’s a really fun course where you learn a lot more about law. It convinced me to want to be a lawyer even more and I would love to do another one similar like this next summer!’

 

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Practical Details

The Young Lawyers Summer School is open to students aged 11 – 14, and will take place on the 22nd – 23rd August (waiting list).

The online course is two days in length, and teaching hours on each day will run from 10.00am till 3.30pm, with a lunch break.

This is a live online event, with small seminar groups offering fully interactive classroom discussion and debate. The event will not be recorded, so it is essential that students are able to attend during the course hours, and that they have a reliable audio and video internet connection.

The cost for this course is £125, and you can reserve your place with a 25% non-refundable deposit. The remainder of the payment is due eight weeks in advance of the course start date. Please see here for full booking terms and conditions.

If you have any questions, simply call us on 0800 810 1058 or email us at [email protected].

We offer a limited number of full and partial bursaries (of up to 80% of fees) to students who could not otherwise afford to attend. If you would like to apply for a bursary then please complete your bursary application.