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As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program, DaWo Law Firm Shanghai and DaWo Academy are launching the first Legal Summer Camp for students aged 17 to 19.


The camp comprises a 5-day training course aimed at providing students with a first-hand experience about the essentials of the legal profession and a view in the inner workings of a law firm. Students will learn the basic principles of law in various fields and gain an understanding about how law affects business but also daily live.


Date and Venue

The Legal Summer Camp will take place from Monday July 12 to Friday July 16 2021 at DaWo offices in downtown Shanghai (Crystal Century Plaza, Weihai Rd 567, 20/F, Jingan District). 


Participation is free of charge and lunches, drinks and snacks will be offered.

Program Overview

The Legal Summer Camp will combine presentations by DaWo partners and lawyers each about their specific field of legal expertise and group exercises based on real-live cases.

Lunches will be spent at our offices, meeting and exchanging with our partners, associates, and staff. This will be your chance to ask all the questions you have about law, law studies, lawyers, law firms, etc... to professional lawyers from Europe, US and China.

On the last day of camp, a moot-court hearing will be held during which the students will each take a side in a mock lawsuit and present their arguments in defense of their "client's" interests. Each side will be coached throughout the week in preparation of the moot court hearing by a junior lawyer of the firm.

Please click here to meet our former legal interns.

Conditions and Application

Applicants shall be aged 17 to 19 and residing in Shanghai and must have a keen interest in law or in pursuing law studies.  Good communication skills, both written and spoken in English is indispensable. We are looking for smart, open-minded, well organized students who are able to work both autonomously and within a group and, most impotantly, with a positive attitude.

How to Apply

Please click on the "REGISTER" button above, and fill in the online application form.

The closing date for application is June 21, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

We will select and confirm a maximum of 8 applicants.

If your application is successful, you will receive a formal invitation by email before June 24, 2021.

If you have any questions during the online application process, please send an email to: [email protected]. Contact person: Emma Caillere.

Please Note:

The participants are expected to be present for the full 5 day program and to adopt an attitude generally compatible with the professional working environment in which the summer camp will take place.

The participants will be required to sign a statement of acknowledgment about the conditions of participation, including a confidentiality engagement and a disclaimer upon confirmation of attendance. 

Important Disclaimer

The DaWo Summer Legal Camp does NOT purport to provide any form of certified or recognized training or education to the participants, nor does participation to the training course constitute any form of professional engagement of the participant by the law firm. The training is conceived as a community service intended to initiate young students to law and law studies as a way to help them determine their future career choices, while acquiring a first real-life experience. 

About DaWo Law Firm Shanghai & DaWo Academy

DaWo Law Firm Shanghai is a PRC law firm registered in Shanghai with strong international foundations. Our firm combines an experienced multi-cultural team and a deep understanding of China's regulations and legal environment. We offer legal assistance, from legal consultation to arbitration and litigation proceedings, to individuals, entrepreneurs and companies doing business in or with China.

Our 25 lawyers and paralegals (5 different nationalities), working at the same office in Shanghai, work in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghainese, as well as in French, English, Dutch, and German.


DaWo Academy is a management legal training program for non-lawyers in companies dealing with matters requiring knowledge of law on a daily basis. Spearheaded by DaWo Law Firm Shanghai, the program is targeted at executives to provide them with the necessary skills and information to achieve a basic understanding of the legal and regulatory issues in making decisions.


DaWo Law Firm Shanghai 上海达沃律师事务所
Crystal Plaza, Weihai Road 567 20F, Suite C-D

Shanghai, China

Metro Line 2, 12, 13 West Nanjing Road, Bus No.71 North Maoming Road
近地铁2, 12, 13号线南京西路站,71路公交车茂名北路站

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