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12 February 2020

Opportunity with the Paris Bar


As in each year since 1991, the Paris Bar will organize from Monday October 5th to Friday November 27th 2020 (8 weeks) a traineeship known as the "Stage International', targeting young French speaking foreign lawyers from all over the world who want to discover our law and practice of the legal profession in France in an international environment.

In October, the selected lawyers will attend courses on the legal system, legal ethics and legal procedures in France at the "Ecole de Formation du BarreaTi' which trains lawyers in Paris. They will receive high quality training courses with renowned professors and lawyers in Paris. Then, in November, they will have a practical experience in a law firm.

This year again, the Paris Bar will also organize a second version of the program, in English: the In.ternational program from Monday May 4th to Friday June 26th 2020 (8 weeks).

These international traineeships offer a unique opportunity to create a sustainable professional and friendly network between young lawyers from diverse backgrounds. They allow lawyers from around the world to meet and compare their different legal practices.

We would be very pleased to consider applications from lawyers recommended by your Bar to participate in these programs. The candidate must be:

1. a member of your Bar and

2. must satisfy the program's requirements which means being less than 40 years of age,

3. being covered by legal liability insurance and

4. being fluent in French for the "Stage international' or being fluent in English for the "International prograrri'.

Applications can be submitted until May 1  2020 for the "Stage international' and until March 9th 2020 for the "International Program".

Applications should comprise the following documents: 

For the Stage international curriculum vitae in French, cover letter in French, identity photo, copy of passport and certificate of admittance to your Bar (dated 2020); Contact:

For the International program. curriculum vitae in English, cover letter in English, identity photo, copy of passport and certificate of admittance to your Bar (dated 2020). Contact:

The courses are entirely free as they are totally funded by the Paris Bar. However, the trainee is responsible for travel costs, as well as accommodation and living expenses in Paris. 

Olivier Cousi
President of the Paris Bar


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