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Debevoise’s Moscow office continued success relies on attracting, developing and retaining talented people who share our commitment to sophisticated legal services in a wide range of areas. We offer a dynamic and fast-paced environment in which people can build a long and successful career and become a part of united international team.
  • Summer Internships in the Moscow Office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
  • How to Apply for the Summer Program
  • Interview Process

We offer summer internships for undergraduate law students in their fourth year and postgraduate law students in their first year in the Moscow Office of the international law firm Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

At Debevoise & Plimpton LLP you will be joining a dynamic, first-rate team of professionals with a reputation for using their extensive knowledge, skills and experience to provide high quality legal support to prominent Russian and international establishments.

Successful candidates for summer internship positions would:

  • be undergraduate law students in their fourth year and postgraduate law students in their first year only
  • possess top academic results in civil and private law
  • be highly proficient in spoken and written English

Participation in law student conferences, competitions and any other extra-curricular activities and publications relating to law would be a plus.

To apply for a summer internship position, please submit the following documents to by 15 April:

  • your CV in English
  • an application letter in English stating why you have chosen to pursue a career in the legal profession and would like to secure a summer internship position at Debevoise
  • a scanned copy of your student record book or academic transcript
  • copies of any awards or certificates you have received in connection with any student conferences, competitions or any other extra-curricular activities and copies of publications by you (if any).

You will have the opportunity to meet representatives of the Moscow office of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP during the Career Days at the following educational institutions: Moscow State University, Moscow State Institute of International Relations and the Higher School of Economics National Research University. You may also meet with Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Alyona Kucher at Moscow State University where she lectures as an associate professor in the civil law department.

Our interview process includes a law test and in-person interviews. The selection process takes approximately one month.

Any announcement or invitation to participate in a test or interview will not constitute an offer of employment.



Elena V. Bukanova
Office Manager
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Main Phone Number: +7 495 139 4000
Fax Number: +7 495 139 4046
OKO Tower
21 First Krasnogvardeysky Drive, Bldg. 1
Floor 41
Moscow, 123112