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International law internships are the future of the legal field. Your internship could be with a law firm, an international organization, or a government entity and will provide you with a unique look into the legal realm. Your tasks may involve complete document research, checking citations, proofing of briefs, or research using either Westlaw or LexisNexis. Review our list of sample placements for a better glimpse at your stepping stone into the legal world.

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General Practice and Human Rights Law Firm

General Practice and Human Rights Law Firm

This fast-paced general practice law firm works predominantly with issues of human rights, as well as employment and conveyance. Interns will assist solicitors with current and pending legal research in areas including, but not limited to, wills and probate, family law and real estate law. Additional responsibilities entail assisting the firm's practice manager with daily priorities, administrative work, meeting with clients and attending court.

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Intern with a Large International Law Firm

Intern with a Large International Law Firm

With a primary focus on serving the Irish legal needs of international companies and financial institutions that are doing business in Ireland this law firm represents 27 of the world’s 50 largest banks and more than half of the Fortune 100 companies. Tasks may include legal research, drafting, presentations and assisting solicitors as needed. The ideal candidate will be a law student who has a desire to go into tax, IP, litigation or finance.

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Internship with a Patent and Research Center

Internship with a Patent and Research Center

This organization's mission is to work with both external companies and their own researchers to promote innovation, knowledge transfer and commercialisation of the organization's findings through licensing and start-up companies. The team provides the critical link between the university and business and help entrepreneurs to identify suitable translational research opportunities, consultancy expertise and contract research options. Intern tasks will include researching and developing a database of companies clustered around the key themes of the company. Additional activities may include legal research, market research, evaluating the potential patentability of researcher findings.

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Writers & Researchers for Immigration Rights

Writers & Researchers for Immigration Rights

This company believes immigration is vital to the United states and their website provides free information on immigration law to over 300,000 monthly visitors. They are mainly used by those within the immigration law field, but those interested in immigration and policy find the website helpful

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Legal Intern for NYC Startup

Legal Intern for NYC Startup

As a legal intern, you’ll work closely with the CEO and our legal team to research legal issues and documents, identify and recruit lawyers onto our platform and support initiatives to simplify the legal process for business. You will also work on our advocacy efforts on behalf of small businesses and start-ups. Our initiatives include a campaign to repeal a New York anti-business law known as the LLC publication requirement. As part of this initiative, you’ll seek the support of small business and start-up organizations and New York State legislators and increase awareness about our campaign.

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Legal Internship In Human Rights

Legal Internship in Human Rights

This legal center was founded in 2005 to fill a need in the international human rights field. The success of the human rights revolution over the last 30 years has resulted in treaties and international human rights laws that need to move from paper to practice. This organization works with aggressive lawyers to develop legal strategies for enforcement and implementation. The internship placement will be highly customized to meet the needs and interests of each candidate.

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Legal Internship With Full-Service Boutique Firm

Legal Internship With Full-Service Boutique Firm

This full-service boutique law firm based in Sydney’s Central Business District specializes in a range of legal areas. Primary responsibilities of legal interns are to support lawyers in a wide variety of paralegal and administrative tasks while being exposed to an alternate legal system.

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Law Placement with Boutique Investment Group & Financial Advisory Firm

Law Placement with Boutique Investment Group & Financial Advisory Firm

This is a law internship with a boutique investment group and financial advisory firm that provides a range of financial services such as corporate advice and fund management services, superannuation investment and wealth management. Their clients range between individual and institutional investors and additional company focus rests on fast growth Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) across a diverse spectrum of industries in the Asia Pacific region. Law students with a focus on financial law will be well placed within this company and benefit from fully comprehensive tasks and responsibilities.

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Internship in a Sydney Barristers Chambers

Internship in a Sydney Barrister's Chambers

This internship placement is with a small but very international barrister's chambers with interests in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Interns for this placement can expect to provide assistance to barristers and solicitors involved in the defense of various criminal matters, primarily in the Supreme Court of New South Wales. Primary responsibilities will include assisting in the marshaling of evidence, attending court to observe proceedings, and legal research.

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Intimate Legal Practice

Intimate Legal Practice

This practice was founded by three lawyers specializing in commercial, family and private law. Interns in this small firm will work closely with the partners and be exposed to a variety of cases that constantly growing English-speaking community quickly and efficiently. They are looking for an intern in graphic design, to help with layout and design. The placement is English friendly but Italian language skills will always be a plus when working with local vendors and businesses!

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Italian Law Studio Internship

This law studio is a civil and penal Italian law studio. The lawyer is also a curator for New York Universtiy in Florence and handles issues related to international law. Interns with strong Italian language skills and an interest in Italian/International Law are preferred. Qualified candidates will find themselves participating in client meetings, performing case study research and working alongside a tutor within Italian court law.

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Trade, Commercial and International Law in Florence

Trade, Commercial and International Law in Florence

This organization has grown out of a network of professionals with experience in many different areas of practice. Their main goal is to create a professional partnership structure spread across a number of different offices and practices capable of offering a customized response to the increasingly sophisticated legal requirements of their clients. Many of their cases have an emphasis on international and Italian trade. Internship tasks include legal research, translation and attendance during client meetings. The ideal candidate will be a law student with interest and experience in international law. Interns with language skills in Italian, French and English are preferred

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Human Rights & Translation Internship

Human Rights & Translation Internship

This international nonprofit advocacy group raises funds and provides opportunities for underprivileged and abused children. The law intern will take on both a legal and translator capacity, making sure that the organization's English publications translate well. This may include compiling legal documents on a particular children’s rights issue and translating those documents from French to English as well as updating the website

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Law Placement with International Company

Law Placement with International Company

With over 60 years experience, this law company specializes in global relocation. As an industry leader, this company has helped over a million clients from large and small companies, relocate for international business. They help employees find new international homes, communities, and experiences. Ideal candidates will have analytical skills and a stong a background in law or international relations.

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French Law Internship

French Law Internship

This law firm is well established within Paris and is seeking interns to assist in a wide array of legal issues. Qualifed candidates must be French proficient and currently be enrolled in legal studies. Responsibilities will vary from legal research, drafting, paralegal tasks and general courtroom preparation.

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Leading Immigration and Human Rights Law Firm Internship

Leading Immigration and Human Rights Law Firm Internship

This placement is with a growing solicitors firm in central London that works on immigration and human rights cases related to the UK and EU governments. Qualified interns will work with paralegals on document management, case briefs, case submissions to the UKBA, client submissions and in-person hearings. This is an ideal placement for pre-law students keen to get an overall exposure to a law firm specializing with UK and EU law.

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Immigration Law Agency

Immigration Law Agency

This agency is a law practice with specialization in immigration and nationality law. This firm is located in London's Convent Garden and strives to achieve security for those whose future is otherwise uncertain, and to carefully navigate where danger can be avoided. At the beginning of the internship, there will be reading and review of files of the practice from the last two years. These files will also include sections of text books and the UK Border Agency website, especially recent Home Office policies, to become acquainted with various areas of immigration law. It will then be important to become familiar with the publicity of the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association and the Free Movement blog. Once brought up to speed, there will be opportunity to sit in on client meetings to take notes, with a case discussion to follow. Responsibilities will then entail following up phone calls to courts and more. There will also be discussion on the merits of certain cases and the assignment of additional tasks/projects.

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International Dispute Resolution

International Dispute Resolution

This organization is the home of resolution for disputes. It sets global standards for dispute management and provides education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators. They act as an international center for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business concerned with cost-effective and early settlement of disputes. The selected legal intern will hone drafting skills working on mediation, adjudication and international arbitration.

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Criminal Defense Law Firm

Criminal Defense Law Firm

This firm provides interns with firsthand, courtroom experience in Washington DC and neighboring Maryland. For those who qualify this law internship offers a glimpse into the American criminal justice system, and unmatched mentoring and connections. Sample tasks include: preparing courtroom exhibits, writing reports regarding investigative activities, assisting with case development, conducting legal search possibly using either Westlaw or LexisNexis and taking witness statements for extensive criminal background checks. This is an internship well suited to law students with a focus in criminal law.

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Water Law Intern

Water Law Intern

This international legal firm aims to give back to the communities where real people live and work. Their commitment to improving the human condition wouldn’t be complete without a commitment to the communities we serve and the planet we live on. Through both institute-level efforts and the volunteer passions of staff members, they take action to make the world a better place. The selected intern will serve as a research assistant to investigate and document the roles of government institutions in water resource management and water allocation. Tasks consist of legal research, cross departmental coordination to display institutional areas, and frequent case study analysis. Qualified interns must be in their second or third term of legal studies and have a displaye dinterest in environmental legal issues.

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Civil Liberties Law internship

Civil Liberties Law internship

The nation’s leading Latino legal civil rights organization is seeking a law intern. Often described as the “law firm of the Latino community” this organization promotes social change through legislative and regulatory advocacy, high impact litigation, communications, and community education in the areas of education, employment, immigrant rights, political access, and public resource equity. The DC office handles national policy, regulatory, and legislative matters and litigation in the southeastern quadrant of the U.S.

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Law Focused Internship with a Top Four Firm

Law Focused Internship with a Top Four Firm

One of the biggest and most iconic audit, tax and advisory firms in the world is looking for a legal intern to support their Barcelona office. This renowned firm is known to work with every Fortune 500 company and provides superior training/grooming for their highly selective international law internship program. Chosen interns will use their advanced proficiency in Spanish on assignments with an assortment of client projects in various departments. Business may be conducted in Spanish and/or English and Law School students are preferred. Candidates with a finance background or background in taxes are a plus.

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Legal Research for a Non-Profit

Legal Research for a Non-Profit

A great opportunity to gain legal experience in the non profit world. This organization has a great cause and you have the chance to be a part of it. This position involves research into international law, publishing law, and immigration and requires a proactive intern that does not need hand holding. The opportunity for increased responsibilities and projects is there for the interns who prove themselves!

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Law Research and Policy

Law Research and Policy

A Barcelona law firm is seeking experienced law students who wish to learn more about Spanish law and its applications. Interns will be tasked with legal research, translation and drafting and other projects as assigned.

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Corporate Finance, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, and Dispute Resolution Law Firm

Corporate Finance, Real Estate, Intellectual Property, and Dispute Resolution Law Firm

This company, with solid legal knowledge, pays great attention to the legal practices. We solve the problems for our clients pragmatically with effective methods. Dao, Law, Fidelity, is the philosophy of our law firm. A candidate for this position must be comfortable working in a small, family environment. Must be comfortable with taking instruction, but also with using expertise in various situations. A law degree candidate who understands contracts or has a genuine interest in corporate finance, real estate and/or intellectual property would be perfect for this position.

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Legal Internship w/ International Shanghai Firm

Legal Internship w/ International Shanghai Firm

This internship involves preparation of draft legal advice, contracts, and articles; assisting with business development and preparation of training materials regarding key legal developments; and involvement in matter management and client communications. Ideal candidate will be comfortable working with relevant, real-world issues in China. This is real, down in the trenches law work and the intern must be prepared for this. You will be putting theory into practice!

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Corporate Law Internship

Corporate Law Internship

Summer externs for the Shanghai branch of this organization will work exclusively with the Corporate Division. The corporate division represents mostly large international firms such as Proctor & Gamble, AIG, Volvo and many more. The extern will be asked to perform a number of tasks including periodical research and writings for legal bulletins to be supplied to  clients. They will also have the opportunity to attend legal business and networking events held by the American Chamber of Commerce, German Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai Bar Association, ABA International Committee event and more. This is a truly international environment and language skills, especially Mandarin or Japanese, are considered a plus.

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Legal Internship 

Work alongside solicitors and other legal persons at a premier Nordic law firm that focuses on significant financial transactions and complex dispute resolution. They serve clients with commitment, creativity and quality. Typical responsibilities include legal research, drafting, reviewing cases from solicitors, marketing/promotion of the practice, and some administrative duties. The position also offers the opportunity to attend client meetings and court. You'll learn the ins and outs of legal life just south of the North Pole!

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Business Law Internship

This internship involves preparation of draft legal advice, contracts, and articles; assisting with business development and preparation of training materials regarding key legal developments; and involvement in matter management and client communications. Ideal candidate will be comfortable working with relevant, real-world issues in Sweden and beyond.

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Law Intership Focused on Business and Entrepreneurship

This organization's mission is to work with companies and their own researchers to promote innovation, knowledge transfer and commercialisation of the organization's findings through licensing and start-up companies. The team provides the critical link between the university and business to help entrepreneurs identify suitable translational research opportunities, consultancy expertise and contract research options. Intern tasks will include researching and developing a database of companies clustered around the key themes of the company. Additional activities may include legal research, market research, evaluating the potential patentability of researcher findings.

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