ILFA, one of the Law Society’s key international partners, are inviting applications for its three month advanced training and work experience placements starting in September of this year. Successful candidates will be offered placements in leading law firms or corporate legal departments in London, Dubai or Paris.
The ILFA Flagship programme facilitates interchange opportunities for African lawyers to take part in a three month secondment programme in law offices of international law firms and corporations based in London, Paris, and Dubai. Additionally, the programme provides an academic enrichment series that incorporates training modules on various topics relevant to the African legal sector. Finally, the ILFA lawyers undergo intense seminars at the prestigious Oxford and Cambridge Universities
Applications are to be submitted online through the website www.ilfa.org.uk/apply.
All applications must be submitted Friday 18 March 2016.
More about ILFA:
ILFA’s mission is to build legal excellence in Africa by providing access to advanced legal training, networking opportunities and education for African lawyers and senior professionals engaged in the negotiation of complex transactions in Africa. ILFA furthers its mission through its Flagship Programme; which has been described as “simple yet impactful”.
Placements offer an annual curriculum of the most relevant parts of the participating law firms’ existing training programmes. These include the following practice areas: complex services, litigation, intellectual property, project finance, and sovereign debt.
A wide variety of industries are covered from mining to construction, banking to oil and gas.