Summer Insight Scheme

This is an inaugural insight scheme designed to offer bi-lingual law students a gateway into a career with Dentons, the world’s largest law firm.

The business of law is changing, and we want you to be right there with it. To take us from largest to leading, we are looking for candidates to join us in one of our Middle East offices to think big and see the future of law in a new way.

Middle East Summer Insight Scheme

We understand that choosing the right place to begin your career is a pivotal decision. At Dentons, we offer you the chance to balance genuine work experiences with training and networking opportunities, providing a glimpse of what a career here could entail. Our two week scheme will offer you, and us, valuable insights into the firm, and help build your career in commercial law.

The Structure

During the insight scheme, you’ll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the firm, working with your supervisor and collaborating closely with legal professionals. We’re committed to offering you a genuine taste of life at Dentons, and you’ll be entrusted with real responsibilities to match.

Each scheme includes:

  • Workshops: Gain valuable knowledge and skills
  • Training: Deepen your understanding of our practice areas
  • Formal and Informal Networking: Connect with professionals at all levels
  • Exposure to Real Work: Dive into meaningful tasks and projects
  • Social Events: Enjoy memorable moments with your peers

Our scheme is designed to serve as the initial steps in your professional journey, equipping you with the essential tools for success. Beyond the induction, you’ll attend workshops and gain an understanding of our practice areas. Continuous feedback loops will keep you on track.

Throughout the scheme, you’ll forge connections that could be key to building your career. Alongside your supervisor, you’ll engage with our teams through workshops, formal networking sessions, and social events.

Participating in the Dentons Middle East Summer Insight Scheme is not only a chance to gain invaluable legal experience but also an opportunity to showcase your potential. Outstanding performers may be considered for a Middle East Training Contract with Dentons, setting the stage for a promising legal career.

We look forward to discovering the next generation of legal talent and possibly welcoming you to our team.

Scheme Details


Applications for our 2024 Summer Insight Scheme closed on 15 March 2024.

Further information on upcoming opportunities will be shared here in the future and via Dentons.Next Talent.


  • Penultimate year law students, final year students, and recent graduates.
  • Applicants must hold a valid residence visa for the country where they wish to apply.

This opportunity is particularly geared towards GCC Nationals who are fluent in Arabic, though all bi-lingual law students are encouraged to apply.

Scheme Location & Dates

For the first time, we are inviting applications for our dynamic Insight Scheme across these locations:

  • UAE Insight Scheme:             03 – 14 June 2024
  • Oman Insight Scheme:           02 – 13 June 2024
  • KSA Insight Scheme:              02 – 13 June 2024
  • Qatar Insight Scheme:            02 – 13 June 2024
  • Amman Insight Scheme:         02 – 13 June 2024

Within your application, please note your preference for location within the free text box. Locations available are above. Exact office location will be subject to business needs and confirmed with participants prior to start.