DALLAS, May 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Université Paris-Dauphine and BARBRI International have announced the launch of continental Europe’s first U.S. bar exam preparation course. The course is designed for European graduates and legal professionals specialized in civil law, who wish to sit the New York and California state bar exams. The Paris program, following on BARBRI’s existing alliances in London, Dubai and Sydney, is run under the joint leadership of Duncan Fairgrieve and Arnaud Raynouard, professors of law at Université Paris-Dauphine, and Rob Dudley, BARBRI International London.

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Program participants can choose between a 6-month and a 10-month course, compatible with their professional obligations. This joint initiative combines BARBRI’s proven expertise in training non-U.S. legal professionals with Dauphine’s academic excellence, in a program tailored to meet candidates’ individual needs:

  • On-line lectures taught by qualified attorneys and top American law school professors
  • Original textbooks and course material
  • Mock exams
  • One-on-one tutoring from experienced bar preparation professionals
  • New York State and California State bar application assistance

The program also offers a course in Legal English to candidates who need to reinforce their knowledge of U.S. and common law terminology, written and spoken English.

The Dauphine/BARBRI Bar Exam Preparation course is the perfect choice for both recent law graduates and practicing professionals who plan to pursue an international career and need in-depth knowledge of U.S. law.

«More and more legal professionals around the world are seeking licensure in the global commerce and business hubs of New York and California,» said Rob Dudley, director of BARBRI International. «We’re privileged to be able to assist attorneys in that endeavor through partnerships with institutions such as Université Paris-Dauphine, which enjoys an excellent reputation across France for its educational offerings for students and professionals. We’re very excited about the opportunity to jointly expand the availability of our U.S. bar review materials.»

About Université Paris-Dauphine

Université Paris-Dauphine is specialized in the Organization and Decision Sciences. One of Europe’s leading academic and research institutions in its field, Dauphine offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, post-doctoral and executive education programs and undertakes cutting-edge research in all of its core disciplines: management, economics, law, the social sciences, journalism, mathematics and information technologies. The university counts 569 permanent faculty members and 8,800 full-time students. Paris-Dauhpine has been EQUIS-accredited since 2009.

In the 49 years since its foundation in 1968, Paris-Dauphine has become an institution of reference for the French business community, and has established long-term partnerships with 8 international corporations: Atalian, BNP Paribas, Caisse des Dépôts, Carrefour, Crédit Agricole, Mazars, Natixis, and the Société Générale. Paris-Dauphine is recognized for:

  • The quality and selectivity of its undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs
  • Excellence in research, the quality and breath of the research carried out by the university’s 6 research centers: CR2D – Law, DRM – Management, Lamsade -IT, Ceremade – Applied Mathematics, LEDa – Economics, IRISSO – Social Sciences
  • Its 80,000-strong alumni network, spanning the 5 continents, among whom numerous prominent entrepreneurs and corporate leaders.

Université Paris-Dauphine occupies a unique position in French higher education. Recognized both by its domestic and international peers, Paris-Dauphine is a member of France’s Conférence des Grandes Écoles, the only EQUIS-accredited French university, and ranks among the world’s top 50 universities for mathematics. Paris-Dauphine has significantly increased its international footprint by opening campuses abroad (Casablanca, London, Madrid, Mannheim, Shanghai, and Tunis), and by founding The Alliance, a distinctive institutional cooperative platform, that brings Dauphine together with other major players in the world of Management Universities: the Copenhagen Business School – Denmark, Fundação Getulio VargasBrazil, Singapore Management University, University of St. Gallen – Switzerland, Esade Barcelona – Spain, and Wirtschaftsuniversität WienAustria. Paris-Dauphine is also a founding member of PSL – Paris Sciences & Lettres Research University, a Community of 27 of France’s finest Paris-based academic and research institutions, including the École Normale Supérieure, Mines ParisTech, several art schools, and the École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales. Today PSL represents 19,000 students, 4,600 faculty and researchers, and 178 research centers.

Paris-Dauphine graduates are well prepared for their future careers and highly sought after by employers for management positions in key strategic functions: globalization, sustainable development, finance, human resources, and marketing.

For more information about Paris-Dauphine, visit our website: www.dauphine.fr 

About The BARBRI Group

The BARBRI Group companies are devoted to meeting the legal education needs of law students and attorneys throughout their careers. At the core of BARBRI Group companies is BARBRI Bar Review, which has helped over 1.3 million law students pass their bar exam. The company also provides specialized legal practice courses in areas such as financial skills, certification in financial crimes and eDiscovery, training in tax compliance, cyber awareness, security and protection. BARBRI Group affiliates work to improve legal and professional learning in the United States and around the world by providing superior opportunities for law schools and law firms as well as law and finance-related businesses to prosper. Founded in 1967, The BARBRI Group is headquartered in Dallas with offices throughout the United States and around the world. More information: www.thebarbrigroup.com

Cindy Parks
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