• MAA Mentor-Mentee Programme


    The MAA is delighted to announce the launch of the 2021-2022 MAA Mentor- Mentee Programme.

    The MAA Mentor- Mentee Programme offers law students and young professionals the opportunity to receive guidance and support from an experienced legal professional as they begin to develop their careers.

    The 2020-2021 Mentorship Programme is scheduled to take place from September 1, 2021 – May 31, 2022.


    All programme participants must be members of the MAA. If you are not yet a member of MAA, please sign up here: https://maa.net/membership/ ( include relevant link) first. All MAA members are encouraged to apply. As explained on the MAA website, paid MAA members will receive priority with their applications.


    Mentors will ideally have at least 5 years of professional and/or post-graduate academic experience in international arbitration, commercial and /or trade law. Mentors will have excellent communication skills, the time to commit themselves to at least three one-on-one (virtual) meetings with their mentee and a desire to contribute to the growth and development of future young legal professionals.

    Interested mentors should contact the MAA at [email protected] by August, 21 2021.


    Mentees should be law students, recent graduates of a degree in law or young professionals with less than 5 years of post-qualified experience. Mentees should have an interest in seeking guidance and support in their professional development, including networking, writing opportunities and shaping career goals.

    Application Process

    Interested applicants should complete the relevant application form below and include a motivation letter and their CV by August 21, 2021. For more information, please refer to the attached Mentorship Programme Guidelines.

    Mentee Application Form

    Mentor Application Form

    We encourage all interested MAA members to apply! Successful applicants will be notified and connected with their respective mentors/mentees by September 1, 2021.

    Please contact [email protected] with any questions regarding the Mentorship Programme.

  • International Liaison with the United Nations

    The MAA has been granted Roster Consultative Status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and is regularly invited to attend the sessions of UNCITRAL Working Group II (Arbitration and Conciliation) in New York and Vienna as an observer. The MAA members who attend the sessions as observer delegates provide a daily newsflash for our UNICTRAL WG II Blog.

  • China Project

    The MAA has held and will continue to hold a series of legal seminars and conferences for students and young practitioners interested in international arbitration and international trade law in China.