Legal Traineeships

Early Legal Traineeship

Pursuant to the regulation of the Legal Profession, you can carry out the first part of the traineeship (6 months out of 18) as early as the last year of the Master's degree programme in Law.

The University of Milan has been providing this opportunity since academic year 2016/2017, under the Agreement stipulated with the Milan Bar Association.

The minimum period of early traineeship is 4 months and 15 days.

Admission and offers

You are entitled to early traineeship if:

  1. you are enrolled in the last year of the LMG-01 Master's degree programme in Law at the University of Milan;
  2. you are on schedule with exams and you have earned a number of CFU credits equal to that provided for the first four years of the programme by the Student Information Booklet for your year of enrolment. More specifically, you must have passed the following exams:
    1. Civil Law – first part – (IUS/01); 6
    2. Law of Civil Procedure (IUS/15);
    3. Criminal Law (IUS/17);
    4. Law of Criminal Procedure (IUS/16);
    5. Administrative Law (IUS/10);
    6. Constitutional Law (IUS/08); European Union Law (IUS/14);
  3. you have an average exam mark of at least 27/30.

Moreover, you shall graduate within 12 months from the end of the traineeship.

The early traineeship admission procedure includes the following steps:

  1. The Presidency of the Faculty of Law draws up the list of eligible students (see requirements section).
  2. Law firms confirm their willingness to admit student trainees with the Bar Association, specifying the legal areas of traineeship.
  3. The list of law firms is published on this page. You shall apply for traineeships of your interest on the online board, updating and submitting your curriculum for law firms to select the most suitable candidate.
  4. Once a law firm selects you, the curricular traineeship shall be activated through a learning agreement to be validated by a tutoring teacher.

If you are eligible to early traineeship and would like to propose a law firm, you shall have it accredited by the Bar Association, using the forms available on their website:

Please find below the list of law firms or lawyers offering early legal traineeship opportunities.

Law firms and lawyers publish traineeship offers on the University online board.

If you are eligible, you can apply on the Online Board.

Si pubblica in questa sezione l’elenco degli Studenti in possesso dei requisiti previsti. L'elenco è stilato e aggiornato dalla Facoltà di Giurisprudenza (Settore Se.Fa).




Legal area

Marco Cuniberti

Department of Italian and Supranational Public Law

Constitutional Law

Angela Della Bella

Department of Law "Cesare Beccaria"

Criminal Law

Federico Gaffuri 

Department of Italian and Supranational Public Law

Administrative Law

Arturo Maniaci

Department of Private Law and Legal History

Civil Law