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Now Accepting Applications for Volterra Fietta – BIICL Internship Programme in Public International Law

Volterra Fietta Client Alert
21 September 2015

Dear Colleague,

We are writing to inform you that applications are now being invited for an exciting 6 month Volterra Fietta – BIICL Internship Programme in Public International Law.

Volterra Fietta is a team of public international lawyers, combining outstanding academic credentials with the practical experience of seasoned legal professionals. With a top-tier global reputation in both contentious and advisory matters, Volterra Fietta is the only public international law firm in the world.

Volterra Fietta - BIICL Internship Programme in Public International Law

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is a legal research charity that has a vibrant and extensive programme of activities in the field of public international law, including research, events and publications. Its research focus is primarily on applied legal research, designed to have practical consequences, establish influential recommendations for decision-makers, and have an impact on law and policy around the world.

This exciting new internship opportunity will be filled by up to four candidates and will last a minimum of six months: three months with BIICL and three months with Volterra Fietta.

Applications will be accepted until 28 September 2015 with interviews in the week starting 1 October 2015. It is hoped that the first candidates will start before the end of October 2015.

More information on internship requirements and what the role will entail can be found on BIICL’s website.

How to Apply

Please email your CV, a brief statement outlining your suitability for the position and why you are interested in it, plus one or two samples of your writing (published or unpublished) to

Please include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Full name and contact details
  • Current educational status
  • Areas of interest/expertise
  • Name and contact details of two academic referees
  • Availability – state start and end date of availability, and preference for starting in October 2015 or Jan 2016
  • Citizenship(s)

Both Volterra Fietta and BIICL have high academic standards and expect a serious level of commitment and professionalism from their interns.

For further details, please visit