Thinking of studying Law? Already decided on Law and looking for career-boosting experiences? We’ve partnered with top Law Summer School providers, InvestIN and Summer Boarding Courses, to offer the perfect programme for you at exclusive, discounted rates. Here’s how it works.
The information below will help you understand the difference between the two programmes on offer.
Decide which one is best for you, based on your preferred setup and the outcomes you’re looking for.
Use exclusive discounts from The Lawyer Portal to book on our partners’ websites at the best price.
Law Summer School can offer an incredible experience. The programme you choose will depend on your stage and preferences. That’s why we work with two programme providers – so we can offer the perfect experience for you.
If Law is one of the degree options you are considering, and you want to know what studying Law will be like, Summer Boarding Courses will give you that experience.
If you are already sure you want to become a lawyer, and you are looking for an immersive legal experience that will make your application stand out, InvestIn is your best option.
Build a convincing case for prosecution and defence.
Build your teamwork skills and learn key lawyer skills.
Take the stand during Q&As with legal professionals.
“The social side has honestly been the best in this experience. Not only is everyone so welcoming and kind, but the staff are as well.”
During the fortnight you are on the programme, you will:
The SBC Law Summer School gives you insight into the English judicial system and a feel for how the law works in practice. You will learn about areas of law through case studies, how lawyers in different fields operate, and will practice constructing arguments the way barristers do.
If you want to be inspired by what a career in law entails, and want to understand how law works in practice, choose this programme.
The Law Summer School run by Summer Boarding Courses is based at Oxford College. It runs for two weeks, starting on 2 July, 16 July and 30 July, and is for those aged 16 to 17.
To save up to £500, book the course on Summer Boarding Courses and at the checkout, select ‘The Lawyer Portal’ in the dropdown menu ‘How did you hear about us?’ You will then get 10% off the law course price.
Get access to one of the most iconic locations to practise Law.
Work alongside top lawyers in a high-pressure situation.
Be mentored for interviews, personal statements & applications.
“The InvestIN Young Lawyer’s weekend was the best way for me to be introduced to a lawyer’s work. I found the Career Coaching and Q&A sessions extremely helpful and motivating, and the case study sessions interesting and fun.”
With the InvestIN Young Lawyer Summer Experience you will experience the actual work lawyers do, working alongside them in courtrooms and skyscrapers.
If you want to be a lawyer, and want to boost your CV for future applications to international law schools or firms, this programme is for you.
The InvestIN Young Lawyer Summer Experience is based at University College London (UCL) and exclusive legal industry sites in London, and lasts for 5 days, 10 days or 15 days, starting on 7 July, 28 July and 18 August, and is for those aged 15 to 18.
To save up to £500, choose a programme on InvestIN and at the checkout, use the code TCP10. You will then get 10% off the law course price.
Can you take the law summer school online?
For InvestIN, yes. See details on this page and don’t forget to use the code TCP10 for a 10% discount.
Are meals and accommodation included in the price?
For Summer Boarding Courses, yes. The prices for InvestIN are exclusive of meals and accommodation, which can be added on (see ‘Fees’ on this page for further details).
Can I attend if I am outside the age bracket?
Generally yes, but it’s best to discuss with either InvestIn or Summer Boarding Courses before booking. Note that for younger people, InvestIn offers the Future Lawyer Summer Experience for those aged 12-14. Don’t forget to use the code TCP10 for a 10% discount.
Who will teach the sessions?
The courses are taught by a mix of professional lawyers, academics, tutors and specialist guest speakers.
Do I need prior knowledge?
No prior knowledge is required for the law summer school programmes.
Is there a deadline to register?
No, although availability can become scarce from 8 weeks before the law summer school is due to start.
Do I get a certificate after the programme?
Yes, you will receive a certificate to show completion of any law summer school courses.
If you have any further questions relating to Law programmes run by Summer Boarding Courses, see these comprehensive FAQs.
If you have any further questions relating to Law programmes run by InvestIN, see these comprehensive FAQs.
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