Master de Acceso Internship Programme 2023/2024


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Early Careers


Madrid, Spain



The role

Te damos la bienvenida al proceso de selección de las prácticas de Máster de Acceso 2023-2024 de DLA Piper España.

En DLA Piper sabemos que esta etapa es muy importante para iniciar tu carrera profesional, por ello que queremos apoyarte para que alcances tu máximo potencial y explores todas las oportunidades que DLA Piper puede ofrecerte.  

Nuestro programa de prácticas del Máster de Acceso tiene una duración de 6 meses (prorrogables), en donde tendrás la oportunidad de adquirir las habilidades y conocimientos jurídicos necesarios para empezar a desarrollar tu carrera profesional como abogado/a en un entorno global y dinámico como el actual. 

Durante tus prácticas, apoyaras a nuestros equipos legales que brindan asesoramiento jurídico a todo tipo de clientes a nivel nacional e internacional. Tendrás la oportunidad de aprender de profesionales referentes en sus grupos de práctica en una Firma verdaderamente global, lo que te proporcionará una extraordinaria aptitud de conocimientos jurídicos, así como de habilidades que te acompañaran durante toda tu carrera. 

Gracias a nuestro programa de tutorías, dispondrás de una red de apoyo que te ayudará a encontrar tu lugar en nuestra red global y te guiará a lo largo de tu carrera. Además, podrás participar en trabajos pro-bono y en formaciones; en donde desarrollarás tus habilidades de liderazgo, trabajo en equipo y comunicación.

Te damos la oportunidad de comenzar tus prácticas a partir de septiembre 2023 en todas nuestras áreas legales: 

  • Real Estate 
  • Finance, Projects & Restructuring
  • Corporate 
  • Litigation & Regulatory 
  • Employment 
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Tax

¿Cómo es el proceso de selección?

El proceso empezará a partir del mes de julio 2022 y dejaremos de recibir candidaturas el 30 de noviembre de 2022.

Para aplicar, te recomendamos que nos incluyas tu área de preferencia para realizar tus prácticas; además de adjuntar tu CV (en inglés preferiblemente) y expediente académico actualizado. 
Nuestro proceso incluye los siguientes pasos: 

  • Criba curricular
  • Prueba online y entrevista telefónica en inglés
  • Prueba técnica (Business Case)
  • Dinámica de grupo
  • Entrevista con el equipo de HR
  • Entrevista con el Recruitment Committee del área de práctica de tu interés

¿A quién buscamos?

  • Graduados en Derecho o dobles grados en Derecho 
  • Estudiantes del máster de acceso a la abogacía o dobles másteres con especialización
  • Excelente expediente académico
  • Nivel avanzado de inglés (C1 en adelante) hablado, escrito y leído

Competencias y habilidades requeridas:  

  • Interés, disposición y muchas ganas por aprender y desarrollarse profesional y personalmente
  • Iniciativa, proactividad y compromiso
  • Capacidades comunicativas
  • Trabajo en equipo
  • Alineación con nuestros valores corporativos: Be bold, Be exceptional, Be collaborative and Be supportive
  • Pensamiento crítico y analítico
  • Pensamiento holistico e internacional

DLA Piper está firmemente comprometida con la diversidad y la inclusión. Este compromiso impulsa nuestra estrategia y planes de acción para la contratación, promoción y desarrollo de nuestra gente.
¡Te esperamos!

Internship Programme DLA Piper Spain 2023-2024

DLA Piper understands that you’re building a future. Which is why we want to support you to reach your full potential, and to explore opportunities that shape your individual career journey. At DLA Piper, our supportive culture means that personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development. 

Our internship programme spans 6 months and will support your registration for the mandatory traineeship to qualify for the bar exam.   

During your internship you will be given real responsibilities, supporting our clients wherever they operate around the world. You will have the chance to learn through practical work and observation in a truly global firm, giving you an outstanding breadth of legal knowledge, as well as the practical skills that will stay with you for your entire career.

With our buddy-mentor system, you will have the support network to find your feet within our global network and guide you throughout your career.

Your practical experience will see you work alongside people at all levels of the business. Learning through practice and observation, you'll discover first-hand how to deliver legal advice to our high standards.

During your internship, you'll also be encouraged to do pro bono and community work; not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because it will develop your skills in leadership, teamwork and communication

The internship programme will start on September 2023 and opportunities will be available in the following practice groups: 

  • Real Estate 
  • Finance, Projects & Restructuring
  • Corporate 
  • Litigation & Regulatory 
  • Employment 
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Tax

How to apply?

Applications open: July 2022

Applications close: 19:00 (CET), November, 30th 2022. 

To apply, you will be required to complete an application form which should include your preference regarding our practice groups (Please note that while we try to accommodate individuals’ preferences, there may be times when this is not possible). 

To apply we will need from you the following documents: 

  • CV in English
  • Academic Records

Who are we looking for?

  • Degree in law or doble degrees in Law.
  • Students of the “master de Acceso” or double masters (specialized masters)
  • Strong academic records (GPA above 7 for doble degrees and 7.5 for law degrees)
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (C1 level qualification or equivalent)

We look for candidates who are naturally inquisitive, have plenty of drive, and can show a genuine commitment to pursuing a career at DLA Piper.

Our selection process: 

Should your application be successful you will be invited to complete a few standard online tests that explore your language capabilities. 

Following these tests, we may ask you to attend an assessment day and you should do a Technical Business Case alongside a Dynamic group. This day gives you the opportunity to visit our offices (circumstances allowing) and meet key members of our firm.

To select the best candidates, we will end the process doing interviews with our HR team and with members of the Recruitment Committees of the Group practices you are willing to join. 


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.


In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold - we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional - we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations


At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do.  We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.

Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.


We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That's why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.


In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we may conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction