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College of Law Kicks Off 40th Anniversary Session of Law in London Program

Posted on Tuesday 6/6/2017
40th Anniversary of Law in London Program

This summer, 23 law students will spend eight weeks in London, England gaining intensive work experience from leading practitioners through the College of Law’s Law in London Program. 

Celebrating its 40th year of providing students will invaluable international legal education, Law in London participants receive mentorship and guidance while building their legal skills in a truly international setting.  In addition to the work placements, students take part in international law seminars, fulfill a writing requirement and engage in a number of cultural activities. 

The twenty College of Law students, joined by students from Brooklyn, Iowa, and Villanova law schools, will also participate in a number of special programs and events scheduled to celebrate the 40th year of Law in London.

“The Law in London program’s longevity and success is tied directly to our placement organizations, many of whom have generously hosted students for many decades,” said Christian Day, Director of the Law in London Program. “This year, we have a broad spectrum of the London legal community represented, including a few new establishments, and College of Law alumni who are employed in London and are now mentors.”

Student placements this summer include:

AIG Limited (insurance and compliance)

AIRE Centre (human rights law)

Chambers of Roger Henderson, QC (civil barrister)

Coram Chambers (civil barrister)

Crown Prosecution Service (criminal law)

Europe Arab Bank (banking law)

Islington Council (municipal law)

MSCI (financial law)

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati (solicitors)

Powell Spencer & Partners (criminal law)

Selborne Chambers (civil barrister)

State Street Global Services (financial law)

US Bank Global Corporate Trust Services (financial law)

V&S Solicitors LP (solicitors)

Withers LLP (solicitors)

Woolwich Crown Court (judicial)