Law students are invited to apply for Baker McKenzie’s mentorship programme, which will take place online from 7 September - 22 October 2021. The time commitment from students will be approximately two hours per week.

The programme aims to:

contribute to the profession by giving young law students a taste of what law firm life is like.
help students understand the intricacies of managing the business of law
facilitate engagement between students and lawyers, as well as with professional business support team members from the Firm
provide candidates with soft skills training that may assist them later, as they prepare for the job market
identify candidates who may be interested in pursuing a legal career with Baker McKenzie
identify deserving students who may be in need of study bursaries
listen to students, in order to understand the challenges they face on campuses in South Africa and the broader region.


Applications should contain:

a motivational letter

the candidate's CV

a matric certificate

the student’s full academic transcript, and

any other supporting documents, where relevant.

Applications should be sent to Lauren at 

Due Date

Applications must be received by 25 June 2021. Candidates will receive feedback by 9 July 2021

Qualification Criteria

This programme is open to law students from any university (not only South African universities) and is aimed at law students in their first, second or third year of study.

Enquiries can be addressed to Lindie Saunderson-Meyer or Lauren Bassa

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