Allen & Overy, IDIA tie up to help underprivileged law students ‘start smart’

Aditya AK March 4 2016

UK-based law firm Allen & Overy has tied up with Increasing Diversity Through Increasing Access (IDIA) to bring their Smart Start Experience to India.

The firm had started the initiative to broaden access to the legal profession in the UK. The programme affords class 12 students from non-privileged backgrounds the opportunity to interact with A&O lawyers to witness first-hand workings of the business world. In addition to this, the programme focuses on developing the students’ soft skills and preparing them for interviews . . .

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