Law firms set up own post-graduate school

Fourteen major legal firms are to join forces and set up their own post-graduate training institute, The Law Firm School, in September next year to prepare young lawyers for an international career, reports today’s Financieele Dagblad.

’International law demands knowledge and experience with international clients, different transactions and switching between legal systems, and English is the working language,’ Steven Schuit, the new school’s director and partner with Allen & Overy in Amsterdam, told the newspaper.

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