Scognamiglio Trainee Program www.slslex.com
About us <ul><li>Studio Legale Scognamiglio is a medium sized Italian law firm which offers legal and business services th...
About us <ul><li>We pride ourselves on our uncompromising dedication and personal commitment to our clients' needs.  </li>...
Trainee Program <ul><li>INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE </li></ul><ul><li>Each year,  Scognamiglio International Law Firm  recrui...
Trainee Program <ul><li>THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THIS TRAINEE PROGRAM ARE: </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce law students to th...
Trainee Program <ul><li>SELECTION CRITERIA </li></ul><ul><li>Participants   Last year or just graduated law students  who ...
Preparation period <ul><li>PREPARATION OF THE INTERNSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>Your success at the Scognamiglio Trainee Progra...
Workshops and Seminars <ul><li>A TRAINEE PROGRAM TAILOR MADE </li></ul><ul><li>The firm conducts  legal writing and resear...
Workshops and Seminars <ul><li>STUDY MODULES </li></ul><ul><li>Almost every week the Tutors present a study module, to int...
Legal documents draft <ul><li>LEGAL DOCUMENTS DRAFT </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees prepare motions, pleadings, research memora...
Other Legal Experiences <ul><li>VISIT TO THE COURT  </li></ul><ul><li>The firm encourages Trainees to  attend trials, admi...
Social <ul><li>SOCIAL AND NETWORKING </li></ul><ul><li>The firm offers a variety of opportunities to  meet and interact wi...
Social <ul><li>MONTHLY ALLOWANCE </li></ul><ul><li>Living and Accomodation:  </li></ul><ul><li>We take care of a monthly a...
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Internship Program 2010

  1. 1. Scognamiglio Trainee Program www.slslex.com
  2. 2. About us <ul><li>Studio Legale Scognamiglio is a medium sized Italian law firm which offers legal and business services throughout Italy, with offices in Naples, Rome, Milan and Torre del Greco. </li></ul><ul><li>With our consolidated international network, we assist our clients since 1997 in matters of international transactions and contracts, company and corporate law, aviation and shipping. </li></ul><ul><li>The lawyers at Scognamiglio International Law Firm work with a wide range of businesses and individuals, advising them on challenges of all shapes, sizes and complexity. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social Preparation period About us Legal documents draft
  3. 3. About us <ul><li>We pride ourselves on our uncompromising dedication and personal commitment to our clients' needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Attention to the smallest details and our hands-on approach are hallmarks of the service we offer. We are listed and recommended in all the major international legal directories, Martindale-Hubbell, Chambers, Legal 500, Top Legal . </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  4. 4. Trainee Program <ul><li>INTRODUCTION AND PURPOSE </li></ul><ul><li>Each year, Scognamiglio International Law Firm recruits outstanding law students to participate in its trainee program . These students receive an opportunity to expand their legal knowledge through actual experience within an Italian law firm. </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees will be engaged on a variety of tasks, including attending group meetings , visiting court , drafting memos and conducting research . </li></ul><ul><li>Close monitoring of the program by senior lawyers assures trainees exposure to a variety of legal experiences , skills development and important feedback and guidance . </li></ul><ul><li>We encourage trainees to participate actively in the work of our teams, and we offer our trainees many opportunities to explore different aspects of the legal profession with the best mentors possible. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  5. 5. Trainee Program <ul><li>THE MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THIS TRAINEE PROGRAM ARE: </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce law students to the practical aspects of legal practice through a variety of well-planned and monitored assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>To create a program that provides the firm with new associates and ensures the long-term future of the firm. </li></ul><ul><li>3 MONTHS TRAINEE PROGRAM AGENDA </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft *This program is just for reference, a specific agenda is going to be prepared for every Trainee.
  6. 6. Trainee Program <ul><li>SELECTION CRITERIA </li></ul><ul><li>Participants Last year or just graduated law students who meet the firm's screening-selection qualifications. </li></ul><ul><li>Qualifications International students completing the last year of law school standing in the top of their class. Candidates are selected through a screening process that includes interviews conducted by the firm. Fluency in English is a must. </li></ul><ul><li>Duration </li></ul><ul><li>The average training period is 3 months , applications are accepted trough all the year. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  7. 7. Preparation period <ul><li>PREPARATION OF THE INTERNSHIP </li></ul><ul><li>Your success at the Scognamiglio Trainee Program will be directly related to the degree of ownership and level of involvement you have both before and during the internship. </li></ul><ul><li>As the internship is confirmed we will assigne you a Legal Tutor that will be your guidance and help. </li></ul><ul><li>We would ask you to work alongside your assigned Legal Tutor and keep to any deadlines given to you in order make this internship a success for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately four weeks prior to the beginning of the internship, you will be sent a list of Business and Legal Topics. We ask that you identify the Expertise Area you would be most interested. This will help us to prepare a specific program for you. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social Preparation period About us Legal documents draft
  8. 8. Workshops and Seminars <ul><li>A TRAINEE PROGRAM TAILOR MADE </li></ul><ul><li>The firm conducts legal writing and research development seminars to address the specific needs of law students. Research reference documents are distributed to each Trainee at the beginning of the program. </li></ul><ul><li>SKILLS DEVELOPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees develop skills and enhance legal knowledge through the experience of project completion and regular interaction with firm lawyers. They receive assignments that expose them to all areas of practice within the firm. </li></ul><ul><li>SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS </li></ul><ul><li>The firm arranges presentations on topics ranging from professional responsibility to attorneys personal insights into specific areas of law practice. The speakers are senior-level members of the firm who welcome questions from the trainees. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  9. 9. Workshops and Seminars <ul><li>STUDY MODULES </li></ul><ul><li>Almost every week the Tutors present a study module, to introduce the </li></ul><ul><li>Trainee to the Italian history, culrure and law. The following topics are going to be presented as standard program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>History and culture (Roman history – Roman law) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History and culture 2 (Italian history – Italian law) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actual form of Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legal system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Litigation </li></ul></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  10. 10. Legal documents draft <ul><li>LEGAL DOCUMENTS DRAFT </li></ul><ul><li>Trainees prepare motions, pleadings, research memoranda, leases, conveyances and transactional documents as well as conducting legal research, document control and discovery efforts. </li></ul><ul><li>WRITING PROJECT Each Trainee completes at least one substantive writing project that is carefully selected and reviewed by a legal writing mentor, after which there is flexibility to accommodate specific areas of interest and requests. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Legal documents draft Social About us Preparation period
  11. 11. Other Legal Experiences <ul><li>VISIT TO THE COURT </li></ul><ul><li>The firm encourages Trainees to attend trials, administrative proceedings, hearings, depositions, closings and arbitrations . </li></ul><ul><li>MEETING WITH THE CLIENTS </li></ul><ul><li>When appropriate, Trainees may attend internal client meetings, department and strategy meetings, and business negotiations and closings. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  12. 12. Social <ul><li>SOCIAL AND NETWORKING </li></ul><ul><li>The firm offers a variety of opportunities to meet and interact with the other firm members during casual social events throughout the internship. These events include department hosted parties, a soccer tournament, after-business socials, firm picnics and professional sports outings. Some of the social activities are listed below: </li></ul><ul><li>Welcome cocktail </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly dinner with other firm members </li></ul><ul><li>Guided visit to Naples </li></ul><ul><li>One day trip to Rome </li></ul><ul><li>Farewell party </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Social About us Preparation period Legal documents draft
  13. 13. Social <ul><li>MONTHLY ALLOWANCE </li></ul><ul><li>Living and Accomodation: </li></ul><ul><li>We take care of a monthly allowance to cover the cost of the accomodation and living of the students overseas. </li></ul><ul><li>(approx 5000RMB/Month) </li></ul><ul><li>Transport expenses: The interns will be reimbursed for transport expenses incurred for official duty. </li></ul><ul><li>Social events: </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of participation of the students to the social activities will be covered by the Law Firm. </li></ul>Trainee Program Workshops and Seminars Other Legal Activities Legal documents draft Social About us Preparation period
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