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weeks (minimum) to 12 weeks, subject to visa
||All year round except for 5 weeks from 24th December
2015 - 1st February 2016.
||You should be at an advanced stage in your law
studies to participate on this internship. No knowledge
of Spanish is required however.
pre-departure support and assistance,
►Food (excluding lunch)
►Meeting you at Buenos Aires Airport
►Transfer to your accommodation
►Local in-country team support and backup
►24-hr emergency support.
►Certificate of Completion
What's not included
||Flights, Insurance, Cost of Visa/Reciprocity fee (if
required), Return transfer to airport.
Who can do
is open to all nationalities and all ages over 20.
Suitable for advanced students of law who want to study
abroad and learn about the practice of Law overseas, and
for grown-up gappers and career breakers.
Please see "Requirements" above.
WHAT YOU'LL GAIN FROM DOING THIS PROJECT:
An exciting, never-to-be-forgotten adventure into
New skills, more confidence, a greater understanding
of a different culture, invaluable personal and professional
An entry on your CV or résumé that will put you head
and shoulders above most others in the job market
And best of all ... an unforgettable experience!
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At the law
firm you will be allocated a supervisor who will be responsible
for your day to day work. The staff are really friendly and full
of energy and most of them speak English. You'll work alongside
20 qualified lawyers in a large open-plan office in the heart of
will vary from day to day and according to the cases they are
working on at the time of your internship but will most likely
Comparative analysis of international laws
Involvement in institutional contracts, commercial
contracts, constitution of Companies abroad
Involvement in Share holders agreements
the courts and have the chance to observe hearings and
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.
your office work will involve will vary from day to day, case to
case and intern to intern. The all-round exposure you will gain
will give you an extraordinary insight into Argentine law.
hours are likely to be 10am – 3pm Monday to Friday.
that you need to be pro-active on this project and ask lots of
We can arrange for your to do a one-month intensive Spanish course,
followed by a two-month or three-month work experience internship placement.
You'll live a hostel situated in a beautifully renovated historic
building in Downtown Buenos Aires, very conveniently located for
exploring the city, with an endless supply of cafes, restaurants and
shops nearby. It has a socialble atmosphere and you'll be made to feel
welcome with a real chance to immerse yourself in Argentine culture.
You'll share a
dorm room and have access to kitchen facilities. The hostel has a common
area where you can relax and watch TV or DVD’s and there is also
a piano and a ping pong table! It also has Wi-Fi and a couple of
computers and a small roof terrace with chairs to enjoy the
You’ll be given an allowance for your meals (breakfast and
dinner, lunch is excluded for 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!
HOST FAMILY ACCOMMODATION:
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.
Facilities in host families do vary, but you can express your preferences regarding the type of family that you stay
with (for example, a family with or without children, pets, etc). If you
stay in a host family you will be given contact details of
other volunteers living in Buenos Aires so that
you won't miss out on any socialising!
choose the host family option, there is an
Got any questions? Please email us:
Once you have applied for a placement, we'll
contact you and send you our Welcome Pack. You'll also receive Log-on
details and password for our Volunteer Extranet where you'll have
access to all the documentation and information which we've put
together to facilitate preparations for your adventure! Your
Project Co-ordinator for your country will liaise with you
throughout the arrangements process, as well as while you're on
your placement and on your return home.
The documents you'll have access to also include a Country
Factfile, Safety Guide and any manuals that may assist you on
your particular program (e.g. Teaching Guide, Sports Manuals, Enrichment
Suggestions for Animal Care, etc.). We do all we
can to make your stay one that you'll never forget. This is a truly awesome, elegant and beautiful country.
As with all our destinations, the culture and heritage is
different to what you're used to ... which, although one of the
most exciting aspects of travelling, should be borne in
Self-reliance and independence are highly appreciated in
all our destinations and will help you to make the most of this
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE LAW FIRM
The practice offers high quality legal services to its' clients,
specially in the areas of corporate and commercial law in
addition to counselling on accounting, management, tax, business
and labour planning. The senior partners are frequently called
upon as expert witnesses in legal proceedings, advisors to
legislative committees, arbitrators and counsellors to foreign
The practice initially focused on Commercial Law, but it has now
expanded to cover every field of legal practice.
Although the main premises are based in the city of Buenos
Aires, the firm has correspondent offices in the rest of
Argentina and Latin America. Members of the practice staff are
fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese, because the company
has clients in Europe, North America and Asia. In mid 2002, they
became a member of ACL International (the Association of
The office in Buenos Aires is located in the heart of the
Business area and is within easy reach of the law courts.
While on your placements, you can also book some Optional
Add-Ons to make the most of your Travel Experience.
choices are Spanish Courses and Dance Courses.
Spanish Lessons and Courses
Use your time in Argentina to learn Spanish. Gain a skill
and enjoy your placement even more!
Tango and Salsa Dance Classes
Learn to dance the flamboyant South American way. A very
good way to immerse yourself into the culture.
Photography Lessons in BA
Study photography in colourful Buenos Aires. Lessons
will be tailored to your individual needs,
LOCATION, EXPLORING AND SIGHTSEEING:
The romance of Argentina takes
one's breath away. From the northern deserts to the southern
Andean Cordillera, from Iguazú Falls to the magnificent
desolation of Patagonia, Argentina's geography is varied and
stunning. Argentina is geared up to thrill - from nights
tango-ing in the chic quarter of Buenos Aires to
gaucho riding in the grasslands of the Pampas.
Cosmopolitan Buenos Aires:
Buenos Aires is one of the most exciting cities in Latin
America. Tango was born here, restaurants serve all manner of
world cuisines, bars play the latest music, cafés spill on to
the streets and nightclubs allow dancing throughout the night.
- This fabulous city is renowned for its sophistication
and has a surprisingly European feel about it.
- BA is reminiscent of Paris and its
tree-lined avenues and frequent plazas have a beguiling,
- Downtown, the Plaza de Mayo
is the traditional focus of activity.
- Nearby Avenida 9 de Julio
is popularly known as the world's widest thoroughfare and,
with its nine lanes of traffic, is truly a pedestrian's
- Avenida Santa Fe is the most
fashionable shopping area.
To read about Travel arrangements and what happens when you
arrive in your new country, please
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