A practical work experience program designed for high school students interested in a career in law.
You will be part of a smart and ambitious cohort of top high school students all around the world. This program is recommended to students who are interested in law both academically and professionally. By the end of the program, you will be equipped with fundamental legal skills and would have developed a sound legal mind.
Solve key issues defining our future.
What you will do
You will be trained in fundamental skills such as case analysis, drafting legal documents and legal research. You will then help resolve major commercial disputes.
Case Analysis & Drafting
You will learn how to effectively identify the facts and issues of a case and write commentary on them. You will also learn how to draw conclusions from your analysis and interpret how courts apply certain norms. Through this process you will also learn how to write legal documents with key features centred around conciseness, accuracy and truth.
Legal Research is a very important skill to master which helps you find answers for various legal questions, cross check precedents and focus on the facts of the case. You will be exposed to a range of important primary and secondary sources of law and learn how to analyse them using efficient search methods on a wide variety of legal research aids, especially online legal databases. This skill will be applied to resolve the primary case of the program.
Commercial dispute resolution
Successful law firms dedicate themselves to being the business partner of their clients on top of being a legal advisor. Through the relevant skills you have learnt, you will assist in managing risks and come up with practical solutions on various legal problems in relation to commercial dispute resolution.
Get introduced to the program, your mentors, your team and the startup. You will learn what it's like to at a top law firm like Dentons and begin preliminary research on the program project with you team.
You are now equipped with the adequate skillset to complete the program. Applying your knowledge onto the project in a startup context and working as a team is the focus of this week.
You will obtain all the required skills to complete the project. Through a series of skills lectures, you will get a fully immersive learning experience and all the adequate skills.
For the final night you will pitch your project and findings to the startup executives. Upon successful completion, you wil receive a referral letter signed by the company and an internship certificate.
Gaining practical experience in the legal field.
Building a global network of students, mentors and professionals
Certificate of Completion upon completion
Gain a referral letter signed by the partner firm
18th Jun -
Commitment per week