Feb 14, 2019

Swiss Competitions for Law Students

  • Crimson Education
  • Switzerland
Multiple Competition Skill Building

Description

 

 

Swiss Competitions for Law Students include two programs: Legal Negotiation and Client Counselling

The programs each include a practical skills training seminar preparing the students for the competitions on a national level. The finalists for each of the competitions will be chosen by a jury of experienced legal practitioners at the end of the seminars.

 

The winners of the national competitions win a private expert training & coaching and will be sponsored to represent Switzerland in the International Law Students Competitions 2018 held at the Maastricht University, Netherlands (Client Consultation Program) and in Cardiff University, Wales (Legal Negotiation Program).

 

The practical skills training seminars and competitions provide an exciting opportunity for law students to learn, practice and demonstrate negotiation, interviewing and counselling skills in front of an expert jury as well as meeting peers and experienced lawyers from reputable law firms on a national, and for the winners of the competitions on an international level.

Eligible for the programs are all law students currently enrolled at a Swiss University or at the ZHAW School of Management and Law and candidates preparing for the bar exam 

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range

N/A

Participation Cost

  • The participation is free of charge.

  • The invitation includes participation in either of the two seminars (Legal Negotiation or Client Consultation), course documentation and participation in one of the competitions. Meals and refreshments will be partly provided during the program.

  • Personal travel and other personal costs are at the expense of the students.

    • To be eligible for the competition the application needs to meet specific formal criteria and to be handed in electronically.

    • The application is to be drafted in English. It includes the coversheet, a motivation letter, a one page CV and all relevant certificates and diplomas.

Application Process Includes

  • To be eligible for the competition the application needs to meet specific formal criteria and to be handed in electronically.

  • The application is to be drafted in English. It includes the coversheet, a motivation letter, a one page CV and all relevant certificates and diplomas.

 

2019 competition is currently pending.