Internship Opportunities for Law Students (Home and Abroad)
Internship opportunities are rife at this time of the year. Why not grab one now whether you are an undergraduate or graduate. The advantages of interning are numerous, and as such, there are many articles on such. However, Legal Pages has collated some Internship opportunities, both local and international that you can apply for.
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.
Head over here to register for their Summer Analyst Internship program, but hurry, application ends on the 25th of March.
Bank of America
Bank of America Corporation is a multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States. It is ranked 2nd on the list of largest banks in the United States by assets. As of 2016, Bank of America was the 26th largest company in the United States by total revenue. In 2016, it was ranked #11 on the Forbes Magazine Global 2000 list of largest companies in the world.
Its acquisition of Merrill Lynch in 2008 made it the world’s largest wealth management corporation and a major player in the investment banking market. As of December 31, 2016, it had US$886.148 billion in assets under management(AUM).
Click here to explore internship opportunities with BofA
Established in 1994 as an asset management firm, ARM offers wealth creation opportunities through a unique blend of traditional asset management and alternative investment services. ARM currently manages total assets of circa N967 billion (as at December 2017), has an AA- rating from Agusto and Co. and was named Best Fund Manager, Nigeria 2013 by Capital Finance International. The Firm is regulated by the Nigerian Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). ARM is headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria with offices across the country.
Click here to apply for ARM Young Talent Programme (AYTP) 2018 Summer Internship for University Students. It closes in a week.
Registered in January 2014, the LeLaw have in-depth expertise and proven thought leadership in commercial law practice, including: Optimal tax and regulatory structuring of cross-border and big ticket transactions; Tax litigation and dispute resolution strategy design, review and support; Nigerian entry and exit strategies for foreign investments, including provision of compliance requirements support; mergers and acquisitions, Group restructurings; etc.
The internship program “identifies law undergraduates who are future partner material; we offer them internship contracts affording them systematic and quality training during their undergraduate vacations. Typically, such interns join the firm as Associates after their admission to the Nigerian Bar.”
Send a mail to email@example.com to apply.
Kayode Sofola & Associate
Kayode Sofola & Associates was founded in 1990 by Kayode Sofola, SAN. Kayode Sofola SAN is the firm’s principal partner. The firm’s practice areas include dispute resolution, banking & finance, corporate & commercial transactions, tax, real estate and employment.
Send your CV, together with a cover letter (maximum 1 page) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Detail Commercial Solicitors
DETAIL is distinct as Nigeria’s first commercial solicitor firm to specialize exclusively in non-court room practice. Based in Lagos, Nigeria’s business capital, our entire practice is dedicated to achieving our clients’ business objectives and adding value to their transactions. Our key practice areas are Corporate & Commercial, Private Equity, Infrastructure, Energy (Power, Oil & Gas), Finance, Capital Markets, Real Estate & Construction, Technology and Intellectual Property.
All students wishing to participate in an internship at DETAIL must apply by sending a cover letter and CV to email@example.com before April 30.
JBD & Co. Internship (Abuja, Nigeria)
The firm was established on the 1st of January, 1986 in Zaria by J. B. Daudu SAN. Branches were later established in Kaduna and Abuja, with the Abuja branch now serving as the head office. Since inception, the firm has grown tremendously with the handling of several landmark cases in Nigeria and beyond. The firm offers internships or work experience placements in their three law offices in Nigeria as part of their commitment to building young and viable upcoming lawyers in the legal profession in Nigeria.
Students can forward their enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
WHITE & CASE, SOUTH AFRICA
White & Case LLP is an international law firm based in New York City. The firm was founded in New York in 1901 and has grown into one of the world’s leading law firms. White & Case is well known for its expertise in M&A, international arbitration, and project finance. White & Case ranked #1 in the world in M&A league tables for law firms in 2016. The Global Arbitration Review ranked White & Case as the #1 law firm for international arbitration in 2016. White & Case was also ranked #1 by Project Finance International in 2015.
The firm has expanded beyond New York, opening offices in leading cities in the US and around the world, and it has practice groups in emerging markets including Latin America, Central & Eastern Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. White & Case has 40 offices in 28 countries around the world. White & Case clients include many of the world’s most respected and well-established companies, technology and other start-ups, governmental organizations and state-owned entities.
Vacation students and trainee attorneys can apply for recruitment via email@example.com.