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Win an Internship at SimmonsCooper Partners, Tablet Devices & More with the SCAD Compete Brief Writing & Oral Advocacy Competition



SCAD - BellaNaija - March 2014

Are you a law student interested in improving your legal skills while gaining amazing experience and rewards? Then this information is for you.

SimmonsCooper Partners, a full-service international Law Firm presents the 2014 edition of SCAD Compete – a Brief writing and oral advocacy competition. Annually, over 100 aspiring lawyers from across Nigerian Universities participate in the Brief writing contest and the best 10 entries are selected by a team of some of the finest practitioners in the Nigerian legal industry. The 10 candidates are then invited to participate in an intensive training on advocacy and modern lawyering skills. This culminates into an oral advocacy competition where the Winner emerges.

Contestants are required to write an Appellate Brief of no more than 20 pages in response to a factual dispute. Only successful candidates at the Brief Writing Stage will be invited for the final round.

The top three finalists will receive amazing prizes including tuition support, tablet devices, mentoring and internship opportunities at SimmonsCooper Partners.

For the Dispute Scenario and entry requirements, click here:

Deadline for submission of entries is Tuesday 15th April 2014 at 5PM.

Questions and Comments regarding the Competition should be directed to [email protected] | Call 01-4614016, 07063495201, 08138002859
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  1. @edDREAMZ

    March 24, 2014 at 11:28 am

    Twenty pages, i cant even write four pages but i thought writing stuff is for literature student……. Na kill this people wan just kill person i swear… I just hope law student that have the talent of writing find this thing interesting and giving it a try bcos this is a very big way of reaching to the top….. Niceone SimmonsCooper…

  2. misslawyerlady

    March 24, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    This is amazing! Winning this will definitely look good on my CV, plus a chance to meet real time legal professionals… *now working hard on my entry*.. May the best man win! 😀

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