July 2019


Location: Vienna, Austria
Start: July 2019
Duration: up to 5 months
Working language: English

Who are we?

We are a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning us to help clients with their legal needs around the world.

As one of the leading global business law firms,our’s clients range from large to medium-sized enterprises, including national and international companies, financial institutions and public sector entities. We focus on global strength through local excellence, and our global platform enables us to advise our clients wherever they do business. Our people reflect the diversity of our clients and the many communities and markets where we work. With offices in more than 40 countries, our efforts to understand, value and incorporate differences are at the heart of our culture.

What are the main tasks?

You will have the possibility to get an insight in the structure of a large international law firm and will be invited to take part in the life and daily work of one of our practice groups. Within the team you are able to see how documents are structured and get an insight in document management. We are addressing students of law who are already in their penultimate or final year of study of the master’s program. Candidates should have a very good command of the English language. Moreover you possess excellent IT skills (MS Office). On a personal level you are open-minded, reliable and committed.

What do we expect from you?

  • Student of Law (penultimate or final year of study of the master’s program)
  • Very good command of English language (level B2)
  • Microsoft Office (Word) knowledge

What knowledge and skills can you gain during the internship?

  • Possibility to use language skills i.e. English and/or German and therefore to enhance language skills (written and oral)
  • Possibility to see how legal documents are structured, legal research is done, how language is used etc. and so to enhance technical skills
  • Possibility to get an insight in the structure of a large law firm, about teamwork in the Vienna Finance, Projects and Restructuring group but also teamwork with members of the other offices of DLA Piper (i.e. invitation to take part in conference calls)
  • Possibility to enhance teamwork skills

What is the selection process?

  1. CV
  2. Cover Letter