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West Africa Law Placement


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Overview

Interning in Ghana - your perfect African Experience. Join our placement in the friendliest nation in Africa— Gain a valuable insight into Ghana's law system which is broken into three main elements of governance, just as in most democratic countries, consisting of the Judiciary, Legislature and the Executive. Furthermore, combine different projects and volunteer on a variety of worthwhile ventures. Ghana is waiting for you!

What to Expect

Hands on Law Experience in Ghana—With our extensive contacts, you will be placed in a reputable Law firm in Accra, the capital city, with various specialties available. These include but are not limited to human rights law, financial law, commercial law, industrial law, immigration law, general civil litigation, employment law, insurance defence and criminal law. Shadow professional and experienced lawyers to sharpen your skills and boost your CV!  Attend court sessions and writing reports on proceeding, managing clients or be in a position to do research on a case. No matter what job you are assigned to in the firm, you can be guaranteed of fun, enlightenment, exposure and a rewarding experience.

Community Projects – We run a variety of community projects in Ghana, including sports coaching, teaching, care work and working in underprivileged children's centres. You are welcome to build volunteering at these projects into your itinerary and we would welcome the support during your stay.  Make your experience in Ghana as meaningful as possible! 

Explore Ghana— You’ll have plenty of time to explore the rest of Ghana! See lakes, national parks with elephants and tropical birds, waterfalls, monkey sanctuaries, beaches and more! The captivating places, intriguing people and diverse landscapes will make Ghana one of the most enlightening experiences a traveller could wish for. Sign up for our two weeks Ghana Experience program to hit all the hot spots and make the most out of your travels!

Highlights

  • Shadow professional lawyers to sharpen your skills and boost your CV
  • Attend Court sessions and manage clients
  • Mix and match with other meaningful project work
  • Rope bridge canopy walk in Kakum National Park
  • Learn about a new culture; make friends and memories to last a lifetime!
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When can I go: Monthly


How long can I go for: 2 weeks – 1 year


How much does it cost: from £1000



What is included:

  • Pre-departure Briefing and Assistance
  • airport transfers
  • Program co-ordinator
  • support staff
  • professional lawyers
  • accommodation
  • meals
  • 24/7 Emergency back-up
  • social activities
  • T-shirt


related opportunities

Ghana Media Placement
Ghana Sport Coaching
Ghana Teaching

Why I Chose Ghana

"I definitely had the trip of a lifetime in Ghana and found it to be a great place to go for my first travelling experience as it is such a friendly, welcoming country.  The coordinators in Ghana were excellent, providing you with all the information you needed for your stay and where the first point of contact for any queries with placements. Placements were arranged really well and if you had any troubles they were responded to quickly. There are opportunities to visit schools and give lessons to children alongside your placement.  There are also many things to do in your free time such as going to craft markets, the beach/pool, and going out to bars/clubs/restaurants in the evening.  The coordinators are really great at organising group trips, for example a trip to the waterfalls, monkey sanctuary, canopy walks at Cape Coast & Big Milly's- a beach party resort.  These weekend trips gave us a chance to experience more of Ghana!  This experience is a great opportunity to meet new people from all different areas, and doing many different placements, and allows you to build really strong friendships, even in a short time span. I would definitely recommend this trip,  I didn't want to leave!"

Meg, Participant

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