ARGENTINA: LAW INTERNSHIP IN BUENOS AIRES

Company : Travellers Worldwide
Activities: Community Volunteer Projects / Law Internships
Country: Argentina
Location : Buenos Aires
Duration: 2 months to 3 months
Approx Costs: 2500 to 3000+ £ Pound (UK)

Would you like to gain law work experience? Have you finished your Law degree? Can you speak spanish? Consider learning in Argentina !

You'll intern at a Law practice based in Buenos Aires that specialises in all areas of the Law. This internship will enable you to get involved in a complete range of legal services in different areas of law, including contracts and commercial, mergers and acquisitions, international private law, and lots more. An excellent opportunity to add substantially to your CV or Résumé.

This law firm dedicated to excellence in the practice, straightforward client communication and client service. Its areas of practice include, among other business law, contractual and commercial law (including Mergers & Acquisitions), international private law, energy and natural resources, dispute resolution and litigation, bankruptcy and labour law.

Founded in 1974, it is member of Consulegis since 1997. This firm provides legal counselling for national and international corporations, organizations and individuals that develop themselves in various sectors of the economy, giving them personal attention to their needs, and queries.

Their idea is to solve their clients’ specific problems, avoiding divergence. Throughout the years, they have dealt with all sorts of business conflicts, considering litigation only as one possible way to resolve them. Moreover, they have always conducted negotiations, especially those related to tender offers, private purchase stock and foreign investments.

Their goal is to provide a comprehensive legal service, covering all aspects of corporate needs. Because we live in an interdependent and global world, the firm has adopted new tools, which allows them to resolve challenging cases and to satisfy corporate needs. They offer professional advice to local companies that want to expand their business in foreign countries, or international corporations that want to develop their business in Argentina.

Their philosophy is based on conflict resolution, avoiding litigation by applying the principles of preventative law.


WORK CONTENT

This practice has a highly qualified team of professionals who represent their clients both in Argentina and abroad. The law firm has been in existence since 1974 and their legal areas of expertise are varied, enabling you to get a wide experience. Their offices are situated at Buenos Aires, so you'll be very conveniently positioned.


PRACTICE AREAS:

- Litigation, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
- Communications and Information Technology
- Bankruptcy
- Antitrust Law
- Administrative Law
- Environmental Law
- Corporate and Commercial Law
- Tax and Customs Law
- Labour Law
- International Business
- Real Estate and Construction
- Natural Resources and Energy
- Health
- Insurance

Working in this Law firm will give you the opportunity to gain experience in the day-to-day running of a law practice. As with any law placement, the work you’ll be involved with will vary according to your own abilities and attitude, and to what the company requires from you at the time you’re there, and will be dictated by the practice. Exactly what your office work will involve will also vary from day to day and case to case. The all-round exposure you will gain will give you an extraordinary insight into Argentinean law. Experience in another country is looked upon highly as it increases your knowledge and shows that you are capable of being independent

You can take participate in this internship throughout the year. You should keep in mind that the Law Courts will be closed during the whole of January and half of July. However, the Law firms don't close during this period, so you can still do your placement during these Court holiday periods.

You'll work during the firm’s business hours, which are 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday. When entering into a period of work experience, you take on certain responsibilities and obligations. These include:

- Carrying out the duties required by your supervisor
- Maintaining the confidentiality of the practice and clients
- Managing time, effort and resources to develop good working practices
- Seeking clarification through questioning
-  Carrying out all tasks to the best of your ability become involved in the current cases and you will also have the chance to learn how the legal proceedings work in Argentina

As with all our Internships, this placement is tailored to suit your specific requirements to ensure you gain the maximum benefit and experience. We’ll have detailed discussions with you to ascertain what you’re looking for then we’ll try to tailor the programme for you.

 

ACCOMMODATION

You'll live a hostel situated in a beautifully renovated historic building in Downtown Buenos Aires, very conveniently located for exploring the city and doing shopping. It's big enough to be sociable and fun, yet small enough to feel at home; a real chance to immerse yourself in Argentine culture. You'll share a dorm room and have access to kitchen facilities. The hostel boasts of several amenities like internet and WiFi, a common area, DVD room, library, book exchange and a housekeeping service.

Food: You’ll be given an allowance for your meals (breakfast and dinner, lunch is excluded projects in Buenos Aires). This arrangement is to give you the flexibility to sample the great Argentinean food. Right on the door step of the hostel there are many cafes and restaurants with great priced menus just waiting for you….the choice is yours!

If you would prefer a more cultural experience, we can arrange for you to stay with a local Argentinean family. Host family accommodation gives you the opportunity to become more integrated in the local community and is ideal if you want to practice your Spanish (Basic/intermediate Spanish is required to stay with a Host Family). You'll have a comfortable private room and use of the kitchen. Breakfast and dinner is provided every day and you will usually share a typical Argentinean meal with your family.

Start Dates

Available all year round except for 5 weeks from 24th December - 1st February.

Costs / Benefits

Costs vary depending on length of placement, you can participate for up to 6 months, subject to visa requirements.
Included is full support from the moment of booking and throughout your placement to your return home. There are support staff 24/7 in all our destinations worldwide and a 24 hour emergency international telephone line direct to the Head Office. Food is provided, excluding lunch. Accommodation is provided (whether a rented house, a hotel/hostel, homestay, apartment or flat).
You’ll be met at the nearest airport on your arrival by our in-country manager who will take you to your accommodation and give you a full induction into the area. He/she will also be on call 24/7 and you’ll see them frequently.
Pre-departure you’ll receive comprehensive information about every aspect of your placement and necessary preparations, ranging from what to pack, to visa information, to what to do on your weekend travel in the country. Your safety, wellbeing and happiness throughout your placement are our primary concerns and we will keep in touch with you throughout. International flights not included.

Requirements

You should be studying Law or have already qualified. We can arrange intensive Spanish courses for you in country on request.

Booking / Enquiry

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