Law

Join the unique Summer Law Programs in Dubai, UAE. Applications for 2020 will open in the Autumn!

What is our approach?The following is how ECCEDU Summer Program works:

Law Program

The summer law program in Dubai will span across a range of areas, from general dispute resolution, to law of the seas. It also covers different soft skills which are essential for lawyers, such as negotiation, management and business development. The internships provided to the participants are broad in verticalization in order to extend an even broader variety between the law graduates. The internships will be provided on the basis of the interests of the participants and their evaluation during the initial three weeks of lectures.

Curriculum

Courses on the Dubai Law Programme include:

 

Commercial & Contract Law; Drafting Commercial Contracts; Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity; Banking & Finance; Securitisation & Capital Markets; Debt Restructuring & Insolvency; Funds; Islamic Finance; Competition / Antitrust Law; Intellectual Property Rights; Maritime Law; International Taxation; Offshore Law (Entity Formation / Investment / Tax Issues); International Commercial Arbitration; International Investment Arbitration; Third Party Funding; Energy & Environment Law; Technology Law; Media Law; Mediation; Legal Negotiation; Advocacy Skills; Business Development & Marketing.

Lectures & Lecturers

All the lecturers are pioneers in their areas of expertise. All the lecturers at ECCE Dubai are Partner-level, and many of them are Managing Partners of their firm or head certain practice areas in their firms. The participants will also get to interact with younger members of international firms and multinational companies, in an informal setup, for them to provide them an insight into the working environment and culture of their workplaces.

 

Find out more about our lecturers.

Internships

   Our internships are the type of job you desire:

- A 4-5 week non-paid internship at a law firm / company is chosen for each student according to ECCEDU test results (1-2 students per law firm / company).

- Internships are always under close supervision and guidance of senior company representatives, who attend to students and coach them further.

- Minor office work associated with the practice such as research, translations, memorandum writing, etc.

- The content of internships is adjusted to fit each student individually.

- Students can also choose an internship offer from several ECCEDU partners residing in various parts of Dubai (and surrounding cities).

ECCEDU Grand Reception

The Summer Program opens with a Welcome Gala evening for ECCEDU students. It provides them with an opportunity to meet the who’s who of the legal community in the UAE and other neighbouring countries.

It will take place on the 4 August 2020.

It will be an invitation-only event, with invite being sent to 100+ inspiring leaders from the legal and business industry.

Entertainment & Graduation with ECTS Credits

What can students do besides lectures and internships?

Our staff arranges various team-building events for students throughout the lecture period (first month) of the Summer Program. Our goal is to engage students in various free time activities and introduce them to the Arabic culture in an entertaining way. We hold escape games, karaoke, laser games, barbecues, Dubai sightseeing, traditional products and souvenirs shopping, etc.

Graduation and ECTS Credits

 Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a certificate of ECCEDU graduation which is recognized worldwide. Following the end of lectures, ECCEDU staff holds an informal certificate awarding ceremony, usually in the form of an evening BBQ event.

ECCEDU partner companies also grant certificates of internships  and/ or reference letter.

ECCEDU Partners & Supporters.

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