Lawyer for a Day
UniLaw’s Lawyer for a Day is an exhilarating insight into life as a solicitor and as a barrister.
This intensive 1-day work experience is designed and run by UniLaw’s elite team of top barristers and city solicitors, influential judges, law students and UCAS law experts to give you a one-of-a-kind experience of the legal world.
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN DURING THE COURSE?
- Understand the English legal system
- Develop strong analytical and reasoning skills
- Communicate complex issues clearly and concsiely
- Take part in a mock trial
- Decide whether law is the right path for you
- Learn crucial skills for law
You will finish the day with a realistic understanding of the legal career, a thorough knowledge of the English Legal System and a clear idea of whether law is the right career for you. You will gain a plethora of skills on this day which will give you a competitive edge over other applicants including: legal knowledge, self-confidence, commercial awareness, teamwork, professionalism, interpersonal skills, reasoning skills, and the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely.
You will gain a solid understanding of the justice system and the English legal system through practical and fun activities including a trial. You will work in small groups preparing actual exciting and intriguing legal cases to present in mock court with the help of top qualified lawyers and law students. You will represent your client in front of a judge, cross-examining witnesses and appealing to jurors to win your client’s case.
You can use the skills learned on Lawyer for a Day in your personal statement and interviews to demonstrate your commitment and suitability to the legal career. You will also be presented with an official work experience certificate which you can add to your application.