Cuatrecasas associates study for US degree

Leading Spanish firm Cuatrecasas has launched an international training programme for star associates, giving them the chance to study for a masters degree in the US.

So far 45 lawyers have signed up for the training scheme, ;called ;the Programa Pro Abogacía Internacional (PPAI). The training lasts between three and four years and has three distinct phases.

It begins with a two-year rotation around Cuatrecasas’s offices, followed by a period of study in the US. It finishes with a secondment at a foreign law firm.

London founding partner Enric Picanyol, who also launched the firm’s New York office, is the architect of the scheme.