Becoming a lawyer remains one of the most prestigious career options for young people. Such popularity makes work experience difficult to secure. The Young Lawyer programme brings top, established lawyers to the University of Manchester to provide you with everything you would seek to gain from an internship at a world-class law practice.
There are three clear outcomes for the day:
Boost Your Applications
Further, you can reference your attendance on the Young Lawyer Programme in your UCAS personal statement as an example of where you gained key skills such as teamwork, problem-solving, commercial awareness and public speaking.
The InvestIN Commitment
After the programme, InvestIN continues to act as a platform for you to build a successful career upon. Our alumni have unlimited lifetime access to our depth of expertise; students can contact us with further questions at any time, and we make sure you are promptly given the advice you need. Your attendance on the programme is therefore just the beginning of our long-term commitment to coaching you towards achieving your career ambitions.
Programme Fee: £130/student. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.
Refund Policy: We do not offer cash refunds for programme bookings. However, we do provide 100% credit against your purchase in case you can no longer attend the programme you have booked for, if you cancel at least 24 hours before the programme takes place. That credit can be used against any future programme run by InvestIN, within the following 12 months. Only one credit will be issued per purchase. For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.
|10.30am||The World of a Lawyer||- Barristers vs. Solicitors
- Your path to qualification
- A-level and undergraduate choices
|11.00am||The Solicitor||- Real-life litigation simulation
- Understanding clients
- How law firms make money
- Faulty supercar case study
|12.00pm||The Barrister||- Criminal litigation
- Managing clients
- Powerful public speaking
- Mock trial
|2.00pm||The City Lawyer||- Top City law firms
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Career paths & study areas
|2.30pm||The Commercial Litigator||- Acting in multi-million-pound disputes
- Winning strategies
- Real-life oil dispute case study
|3.00pm||The Human Rights Lawyer||- Actions against the state
- High-profile cases
- Political asylum case study
|3.30pm||The Criminal Lawyer||- Defending suspected criminals
- Life on the front line
- Case study of a Class A drug arrest
|4.00pm||University choices/ Recruitment||- University choices
- Work experience
- Impactful cover letters/CVs
- Interview techniques
- What you can do now to stand out in the future
|4.30pm||Panel Discussion||- Ask all your questions to high-ranking lawyers across various disciplines
- Guidance on applications from those on the inside
- Receive personal advice
University of Manchester
The Schuster Building,
Oxford Road Campus, Brunswick Street
Click here to see a map. The Schuster Building is marked as number 54.