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A student at City Law School has been awarded a three month internship with US firm Howrey, after winning an essay competition.
Darya Romanova, who is a student on City Law Schools LLM in international commerical law, will spend three months in the firms Brussels office. She has also been awarded a 5,000 scholarship.
She wrote a 6,000 word paper on international cartels for Howreys internship competition, which was singled out by the firm from the other entries.
City Law School programme director of the LLM in international commercial law Dr Alan Riley said: Darya was selected because of the quality of her paper and her strong CV. This internship will give a real kick-start to her legal career. Howrey has one of the worlds major antitrust practices.
During the internship, she will concentrate on international cartel cases.
Howrey Brussels senior partner Julian Joshua said: Our summer intern programmes are designed to give students a real taste of their future careers in the law. The interns do substantive work in one of our three specialities, antitrust, IP or complex business litigation, working alongside partners and associates.