Lawyers in Schools
Lawyers in Schools is a skills based employee volunteering scheme. It places legal professionals in the classroom to work with young people to develop their awareness and understanding of the law.
More than 40 law firms, in-house legal teams and chambers take part in Lawyers in Schools. They work with over 1,000 students across England.
See a list of these and other partners that we work with.
We offer a full brokerage service to partner firms and in-house counsel from partnering you with local schools, training your staff and providing educational resources aligned to the curriculum.
In teams, the volunteers lead small groups in six, one hour-long, interactive sessions on various aspects of the law.
The resources are designed to foster debate and discussion, as well as to encourage critical thinking from the young people.
The sessions cover a range of legal topics including Intellectual Property, Family Law and Consumer Law.
We support the volunteers throughout the programme. We monitor and evaluate throughout the year and give you a personal partnership report of activity between your firm and school.