March 1, 2023
RGD Invites Law Students to Take Part in a Unique Six-Month Comprehensive Internship Programme!


  • A paid six-month internship, including time in each of the firm’s practices, which will provide an in-depth understanding of work in the legal profession and which will help uncover each intern’s individual talents

  • A flexible schedule and the ability to combine office and remote working

  • An opportunity to become part of a unique team of seasoned professionals, to use your knowledge in practice and, among other things, to get access to the experience of lawyers who advise Russian businesses on major Russian and international transactions and disputes

  • Participation in the firm’s key projects under the direct supervision of RGD lawyers

  • Mentorship from senior colleagues

  • The chance to gain valuable experience from working together with the top foreign law firms that RGD partners with

  • A unique programme of original seminars, workshops and training courses

  • An opportunity to strengthen and develop practical knowledge regarding key concepts of foreign legal systems and improve the English language skills

  • Immersion in the firm’s corporate culture

  • The possibility of further permanent employment



  • Master’s student in a law school at a leading university

  • Outstanding academic achievements

  • English language skills: Upper Intermediate or above

  • Hard-working attitude

  • Ambitious aspirations

  • Commitment

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to handle stress

  • Willingness to work in a team

  • Ability to multitask successfully

  • Excellent sense of humour

Versatile academic interests, including in international and Russian court disputes, investment and commercial arbitration, and prior participation in Moot Court Competitions would be an asset.

The internship will start in April 2023 and end in September 2023. To apply, candidates are required to send a CV and a cover letter (each in Russian and in English) to before 15 March 2023.


Rybalkin, Gortsunyan, Dyakin and Partners (RGD), a leading law firm established in 2018, which combines a premier dispute resolution practice and a high-end corporate practice dedicated to complex projects and transactions.

From our offices in Moscow, Yerevan, Tashkent and Belgrade we support clients from all over the world in their business dealings in our key practice areas involving Russia and CIS countries. In addition, our firm offers unparalleled expertise in foreign legal matters to Russian companies with significant international presence.

We are a cohesive team of seasoned professionals with a background in leading international law firms.


Our lawyers have worked on the largest corporate deals, investigations and disputes in the history of modern Russia and represented Russian companies in over 170 jurisdictions worldwide.

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