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PLEDGE - A Three Day Journey Into Law

Organisation: DWF Law LLP

Age: 14 - 19

Duration: 3 days

Industry: Law

Application deadline: 18/06/2024

Dates: 16/07/2024 - 18/07/2024

Timings: 09:30 - 12:30

Type: Virtual work experience

Embark on a comprehensive three-day journey into the heart of the legal profession with the experts themselves, designed to provide a deep dive into the roles and responsibilities of lawyers, legal operations, and barristers. Each day is meticulously structured to offer a blend of informative sessions and interactive activities.

Day 1: Legal - Discover the intricacies of being a lawyer with an introductory session followed by a detailed look at a typical day in the life of a legal practitioner. Engage in a hands-on activity reviewing a case file and strategize client preparation, culminating in a feedback session and a Q&A to wrap up the day.

Day 2: Legal Operations - Gain insights into the world of legal operations, understanding the day-to-day and the critical processes behind case file management and documentation preparation. Participate in an activity centred around case file review, followed by a discussion on the various routes to a career in law, ending with a Q&A session.

Day 3: Barrister - Step into the shoes of a barrister with an overview of their daily routine and the preparation required for court presentations. Build upon the case reviewed on Day 1 with a focus on preparing arguments from both sides, receive feedback, and engage in a final Q&A session to conclude the event.

Please note: Application deadlines may be brought forward if we receive high volumes of applications therefore we encourage students to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

When applying, answer the following questions

  • What would you consider a "great day" at work?

More about what we do:

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services. Across 8 key sectors we deliver Legal Services, Legal Operations and Business Services - which we can combine to deliver bespoke solutions for clients.

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Experience You Will Gain:

  • Gain valuable experience of hearing from legal professionals share their personal journey and offer advice on entering the legal world. Have your chance at the opportunity to practice your debating and critical thinking skills to review a case file and present it to the group.

Skills You Will Gain:

Problem Solving
Staying Positive
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