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ILFA Secondment & Internship

Posted on Wed 29 Aug 2018

Of   (17) successful applicants across Africa, two (2) of our associates will be part of the 2018 ILFA Flagship Secondment Programme (IFSP). The IFSP is an annual international Secondment Programme where lawyers practicing in various African jurisdictions are selected and sponsored on a 3-month Secondment at highly reputed international law firms and corporations based in London, Paris, Lisbon and Dubai. The overall objective is to ‘educate, equip and empower’ African lawyers.

Amongst other IFSP Secondees, our Sixtus Iwuoha & Stephen Oke will be spending the next three months, starting September 5th, at ILFA host firms in London: Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Baker & McKenzie, respectively.

Also, a member of our non-legal team, Doris Michael, will be participating in the ILFA Programmes Internship, virtually, for the same duration, starting September 4th. Along with other interns, she’ll be learning and working directly with Cynthia Lareine (Executive Director, ILFA) and handling functions such as Marketing and business development campaigns, Research and analysis, Legal updates, Blogging, Social media marketing, Proposal writing, Website management, Corporate communications, Administrative support.

We wish Sixtus, Stephen and Doris a successful and most rewarding experience with ILFA!