• MAA Mentor-Mentee Programme

    Description

    The MAA is delighted to announce the launch of the 2022-2023 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 2022-2023 Mentor-Mentee Programme is scheduled to take place from 1 October 2022 – 30 April 2023.

    Eligibility

    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/ first. All MAA members are encouraged to apply. As explained on the MAA website, Premium MAA members will receive priority with their applications. Applicants who are not members of the MAA will not be considered.

    Mentors

    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 or in-person) 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 15 September 2022.

    Mentees

    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. Mentees who have taken part in a previous cycle of the programme are not eligible to participate in another cycle.

    Application Process

    Interested applicants should complete the relevant application form below and include a motivation letter and their CV by 15 September 2022. For more information, please refer to the Mentor-Mentee Programme Guidelines.

    We encourage all interested MAA members to apply! Successful applicants will be notified and connected with their respective mentors/mentees by 1 October 2022.

    Please contact [email protected] with any questions regarding the Mentor-Mentee Programme.

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