Internship Opportunity in Belfast
DEADLINE: JANUARY 24, 2020
The Brehon Law Society of New York and leading Belfast-based human rights law firm KRW Law LLP are pleased to announce that they are accepting applications for a unique and prestigious three-month summer
internship opportunity for a current law student for Summer 2020 in the North of Ireland. The internship dates are flexible dependent upon the intern’s school schedule, but are about mid-May through mid-August.
KRW Law LLP will offer a stipend. The Brehon Law Society will provide round-trip airfare between the U.S. and Belfast.
Internship responsibilities include keeping the Brehon membership informed on current human rights issues and legal controversies in the North, particularly around Brexit and the Good Friday Agreement. The intern will be placed in KRW Law’s Legacy Litigation Department, which will provide firsthand exposure to the challenges of litigating in a post-conflict setting. Primary tasks include legal research; legal writing; litigation support, such as drafting correspondence and document review; litigation observation; participation in local community events and
outreach; and assisting in the development of press releases and web postings for Brehon members and media outlets.
The 2020 Summer Intern will have interest in and knowledge of political issues in the North of Ireland and be familiar with The Troubles. An overall interest in human rights and activism is preferred.