Faculty of Law / International Advocate Internship Program Call For Applications

 The Faculty of Law, GIMPA is pleased to announce the establishment of the International Internship and Master of Laws (LL.M) program, a joint initiative between the Faculty of Law, GIMPA, Faculty of Law University of Milan, the Association of Law Firms in Italy (ASLA) and the Office of the Chief Justice.

The program is especially designed for young female lawyers who have just completed their pupilage and wish to enhance their knowledge and skills in the best practice of the law globally while also building on their professional qualifications.

Two outstanding lawyers will be offered a six month internship at one or more of the ASLA law firms in Italy in order to provide them with practical perspectives on the private transactional aspects of international business law. As part of the program, the interns will attend a course on International Investment Law and one on International Anti-corruption Law within the framework of the LLM on Sustainable Development organized by the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan.

Applications are hereby invited from young female lawyers with accomplished backgrounds with a clear career plan and path within the legal profession in Ghana.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants must possess the following credentials/characteristics in order to be considered:

  • a) Be a female between the ages of 22-35
  • b) Completion of the pupilage stage of legal training in Ghana or has been in practice for not more than two (2) years
  • c) Demonstrated desire to contribute to the development of the legal profession in Ghana
  • d) Proof of prospect of returning to Ghana at the end of the program to practice law

HOW TO APPLY

An updated CV together with a Personal Statement, two letters of recommendation complete with a covering letter and application form should be submitted to the dean’s secretariat at GIMPA by the 31st day of August 2016. Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in September 2016 and the program starts in January 2017.

APPLICATION FORM:

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