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Virtual Work-Experience Program 

Experience what it's like to work at an asset management firm 

You will explore the fundamental skills of the asset management industry

Key Details

Key Dates

Jul 15, 23 - Aug 12, 23

Application Status

Currently Open.

Closing Jul 8, 23

Tangible Outcomes

Referral Letter signed by Legalist

Certificate of Completion

You will get trained in...

Law and Asset Management

You’ll learn about the intersection of law and finance, and how legal strategies can be used to manage assets and maximize returns. You’ll explore topics such as contract law, securities regulation, tax planning, and risk management, and gain valuable insights into the legal and regulatory landscape of the asset management industry.

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Litigation Finance

Learn about the emerging field of litigation finance, which involves funding lawsuits and arbitration proceedings in exchange for a share of the recovery. You’ll explore topics such as case evaluation, due diligence, portfolio management, and ethical considerations, and gain a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges of this dynamic industry.

Financial Report

Investment Technology

You’ll learn about the cutting-edge technologies that are transforming the investment industry, from artificial intelligence and machine learning to blockchain and digital assets. You’ll explore topics such as data analytics, algorithmic trading, fintech startups, and cybersecurity, and gain hands-on experience with the tools and platforms used by leading investment firms.

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Stock Exchange

Program Outline

Orientation Week

Week 1

Get introduced to the program, your mentors and Legalist. You will learn how an asset management company like Legalist operates and begin preliminary research on the program project

Week 3

Development Week

You are now equipped with the adequate skillset to complete the program. Applying your knowledge onto the project in the context of Legalist and working as a team is the focus. 

Week 2

Competence Week

You will obtain all the required skills to complete the project. Through a series of skills lectures you will get a fully immersive learning experience and all the adequate skills.

Pitch Week

Week 4

In your final week you will submit your project for mentor feedback. In the final night you will pitch your project and findings to Legalist representatives and upon completion, receive a referral letter. 

What our student interns say

"It was such an exciting program and feel that I gained skills I would never have got in school. I do think that by doing this I have a much clearer understanding of what I want to do in the future"
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Jimmy Z

17, New Zealand, PwC student

"This program opened my eyes to what life would be like when I enter the workforce - it was an amazing experience."
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Dane G

15, South Africa, Uber student

"School education alone could never give us something of this calibre, something that’s really about the actual industry... I would 100% recommend this program to my friends."
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Khaled H

16, UAE, KPMG student

Frequently Asked Questions

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Start Date


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Best suited for...

July 15th, 2023

July 8th, 2023

Students interested in working in Finance.

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