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The Eversheds Legal Writing Competition 2013

Congratulations to the winner: Sandra Gallistl

The evaluation committee of Eversheds Austria found the submission of Sandra Gallistl to be the best entry in 2013. She demonstrated legal knowledge, commercial professionalism and creativity in her response. Sandra Gallistl will join Eversheds Austria for a one-month internship in September 2013.

Sandra Gallistl has reviewed the first case study regarding the issue “Data Protection” She prepared a client memorandum to implement an internal whistleblowing hotline for an Austrian subsidiary.

The Winner

picture of winner
Sandra Gallistl is studying at the University of Vienna, School of Law. Besides she has passed a student exchange program at Santa Clara Law School, CA and internships in law offices in Vienna, Washington and London.

Georg Röhsner, Managing Partner of Eversheds Austria, was impressed by the high level of the entry and congratulated Sandra Gallistl. “With this innovative way of offering an internship we want to support talented law students who are interested in a career in an international law firm.”

The Award: Four weeks’ practical experience at Eversheds Austria
Global law firm Eversheds is giving students and young professionals the chance to gain first hand practical experience through the Legal Writing Competition 2013. The winner will join our Vienna office as trainee for four weeks in September 2013 and work with our team of experienced lawyers.


The winning entry

The topic of the competition
The participants of the competition had to review one of three case summaries and draft a response to clients. The best response was chosen for its demonstration of legal knowledge, commercial professionalism and creativity of response.