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About the session

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Dana Alpar works as an associate in the corporate department of Osborne Clarke and is located in Berlin. She advises national and international investors, funds, technology-driven companies, and start-ups from early-stage to exit on venture capital and M&A transactions as well as other corporate matters.

A focus of Dana’s work is providing legal guidance to venture capital funds, start-ups, and large corporations in technology-driven industries. She represents clients from Europe, USA and Asia.

Following her studies in Heidelberg with a special focus on corporate law, she obtained her LL.M. in Law and Technology from the Parasol Foundation International LL.M. at Tel Aviv University. During her legal traineeship, she clerked, among others, at the specialized chamber for capital markets at the Regional Court of Berlin, at the Data Protection Authority of Berlin and in the corporate department of an international law firm.

What's covered in this session

  • Choosing a specialization

  • Tech law programs in Germany v. Tel Aviv

  • Pros and cons of a tech law specialization

  • Building your profile

  • Internships and activities to build your CV

  • Internships with start-ups

  • Role played by grades

  • Preferred work experience

  • Internship opportunities

  • Dana's internships in Germany

  • Internships with authorities

  • Internship opportunities offered by Tel Aviv

  • Field trips and their importance

  • Scholarships at Tel Aviv

  • Language barriers at Tel Aviv

  • Language barriers in Germany

  • Qualifying as a lawyer in Israel and Germany

  • Employment opportunities

  • Impact of a specialization on jobs

  • Activities that will improve job prospects

  • Employment opportunities in Germany

  • Tech law firms/opportunities to consider

  • Research opportunities

  • Working in Germany

  • Challenges for international students

  • Work culture in firms at Germany