Our UK Legal Work Experience course is a residential week-long curriculum designed to give students the best possible insight into working life as a Lawyer in the UK legal system. Featuring teaching from qualified legal professionals this course allows students to take the role of both a solicitor and barrister through the week.
Combined with expert university application and careers advice, this course will leave students ready to begin their career in the legal profession! Based in the vibrant capital city of London, home to the highest law courts in the UK, the course also affords students the chance to immerse themselves in British culture.
This Course is Suitable For:
Students aged 16 or over who are either set on becoming a lawyer or would simply like to learn more about day to day life working in the legal profession. We accept students of any nationality on this course.
This Course Includes:
✓ Immersive legal work experience
✓ Teaching sessions from qualified solicitors and barristers
✓ Hands-on simulated solicitor work
✓ Mock trial guided by qualified legal professionals
✓ Visits to working law courts to see legal professionals in action
✓ University application advice and guidance
✓ Accommodation, breakfast, and dinner.
Course Learning Outcomes
By the end of this course students will:
Gain insight into the working life of solicitors and barristers
Learn which legal career path suits you best
Learn how to conduct legal interviews
Develop legal skills to use in court cases
Improve public speaking and analytical skills
Be able to reflect on your own performance within a teamwork role
Have a deeper understanding of the Solicitors Qualifying Exam and the Future Bar Training Scheme
Understand the different university career paths to a career in law
Develop a framework for choosing the right university course and training pathway for you
Gain hands on experience of a variety of legal skills
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Our accommodation is based in safe, quiet areas within easy reach of Central London.
Our students share single-gender dormitory style rooms, normally shared with up to 5-6 students.
We have 3-4 accommodation partners which we use depending on student numbers and project dates, so please get in touch with us for exact details of your accommodation. You can see some our accommodation partners in the gallery to give an idea of what students can expect from their time with Law Projects.
Students are required to meet us at pre-designated meeting points in London – either London Heathrow Airport or Kings Cross Train Station. Students will be required to purchase an Oyster travel card for all travel whilst with us which can be organised prior to travel or will be done with the team upon arrival.
Food & Drink
Students are provided a continental breakfast each morning before heading out for the day. Individual items vary depending on the accommodation but students can expect some of the following; toast, cereal, fruit, yoghurt, butter, jam and other spreads, juice, tea and coffee.
Dinner is included every night during students time with us. Where we eat will vary; sometimes we will eat out at a nearby restaurant, have food prepared at our accommodation, or you may be given a cash allowance and choose your own dinner with a group of fellow students. You will dine on a range of different cuisines, but regardless of where we go there will always be an option that fits students’ dietary requirements.
Whilst learning is our main focus, we also want to ensure students make the most
Whilst learning is our main focus, we also want to ensure students make the most of their time in London and leave with new friends from all over the world!
Our team arrange great social activities for some of the evenings the students are with us. Some of these take place in our accommodation to help break the ice at the beginning of the week, but we also organise some fantastic experiences around the city, which might include;
• Visits to some of London’s most famous sites
• An evening at Covent Garden
• A scavenger hunt experience
• A Friday evening night out to a West End theatre show
Every Law Projects course is staffed by our own highly experienced staff. We are with the students and on-hand 24/7 to supervise and assist students. All of our staff undergo enhanced DBS checks before joining our courses and we always have at least one fully trained first aider with the group.
Our staff also stay at the same accommodation and we always have a female member of staff on duty at night.
1 Week = £2150
The course fee is paid in two instalments. A £300 deposit is taken to reserve your space and the remaining balance is not due until 90 days before your course start date.
28th June – 4th July 2020
5th July – 11th July 2020
12th July – 18th July 2020
19th July – 25th July 2020
26th July – 1st Aug 2020
2nd Aug – 8th Aug 2020
- Flights or trains to/from London
- Lunch (approx £7 per day)
- Visa (if required)
- Oyster Card (approx £35 per week)
Ready to Join Us?
Great! Simply follow the link below, fill in our application form and secure your place!