2023 UAE Summer Internship


Job Reference





Early Careers


Dubai, United Arab Emirates



The role

If the ‘Apply’ link does not re-direct you to the job, please use this link to access it: https://dlapiper.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=2200011Q


DLA Piper is one of the world’s leading business law firms. With over 90 offices in more than 40 countries, we provide seamless local and cross-border advice. We believe great businesses can make a better world. That's why, every day, at DLA Piper, we help our clients succeed.

At DLA Piper, our progressive mindset challenges conventions and evolves our global legal offering into broader advisory services and new business areas. Through our deep industry knowledge, technological solutions, and diversity of thought and experience, clients embrace change and seize opportunities.

Our ten sector groups cover the full range of business law services. Clients include multinationals, startups, public sector bodies and governments.

Our entrepreneurial and supportive culture promotes bold, ambitious thinking and a warm, empathetic approach. Trusting, collaborative relationships with clients and each other are at the heart of everything we do.


We provide cutting-edge learning and development programmes, and an opportunity to work alongside some of the best legal minds around.

We are offering Summer Internships with our Dubai office.

As an intern, you can expect exciting and varied experience. You will work in a creative, dynamic environment with some of the best professionals in the world, gaining first-hand experience doing real legal and tax work.

The internship commences with an induction programme. The induction programme will give you the opportunity to hear from the firm's senior leaders, to participate in professional skills training, to attend networking events and to participate in responsible business activities. After the induction you will undertake work experience placements in the firm's practice groups.

All 2023 Interns will automatically be assessed for a 2025 Graduate position (training contract).

Fluency in written and spoken Arabic are desirable, but not essential.

Apply now and be part of our future.

Application closing date: 17.00 (GST), Friday 30 December 2022


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 know 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.