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“I really appreciated the very nice atmosphere at Schellenberg Wittmer. Everyone is really approachable, from the support staff to the senior partners.”

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“The student internship allowed me to experience life in a large business law firm. I learned how to manage real cases and got a true idea of the daily life as a lawyer.”


Solve the case and win an internship

Are you enrolled in a Swiss Law School and looking for an internship? Then look no further. 

We are seeking a bright and brilliant law student to solve our case "Cryptic friendships". If you come up with the right solution, you could win an internship at Schellenberg Wittmer. Discover the legal issues Gustav has managed to get himself into, and what kind of trouble Karina is in. Will you manage to defend them properly? The entire case is available in French or German and can be downloaded in the link below.

Terms of Participation

The Terms of Participation are as follows:

  • You should be enrolled at a Swiss Law School and should have completed at least the 2nd semester of your studies.
  • If your last name starts with A - M, then plead acquittal for Gustav.
  • If your last name starts with N - Z, then plead acquittal for Karina.
  • Please send a short video (max. 2 minutes) of your final proceedings using the jurisdiction of the city where your university is located.
  • In addition, we ask you to introduce yourself shortly (max. 1 minute): your name, why and where you study law and why you want to do an internship with Schellenberg Wittmer.
  • You have until 21 October 2022 at midnight to send us your video with Dropbox or WeTransfer at:
  • Only the first 100 submissions will be reviewed.
  • In the end, one person will win an internship.
  • One person will win an internship at Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd and two runners-up will receive a voucher for "Schulthess Juristische Medien/ Schulthess Médias Juridiques"

About us

Schellenberg Wittmer is a top-tier Swiss Business law firm with offices in Zurich, Geneva and Singapore. With more than 150 lawyers, we are specialised in International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, White-Collar Crime and further practice areas related to financial services, capital markets, restructuring and taxation.

We are always looking for legal talents, who want to start their career in an exciting, innovative and modern environment. During this paid internship, you will be mentored by Partners and Associates who will share with you their knowledge and expertise. You will gain on-the-job training and will be involved in a range of legal cases.


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