Spark Legal and Policy Consulting and the profession of Legal Consultant

4 April 2024
Start time 
11:00 am
Zoom Platform
Ufficio Job Guidance
Target audience: 
UniTrento alumni
UniTrento students
Online – Registration required
Registration deadline: 
3 April 2024, 23:59
Contact person: 
Job Guidance Office

Presentation agenda

- Brief introduction of speakers
- Introduction to Spark Legal and Policy Consulting
- Life as a Legal Consultant at Spark
- Case Study: Exploratory study on the possible ‘lisbonisation’ of the ex-third pillar acquis in the area of mutual recognition in criminal matters
- From UniTn to Spark: how Giorgio and Matilde began working for Spark
- What we expect from an expert and from a legal consultant
-  Q&A


  • Patricia Ypma: Managing Director, London Office

  • Giorgio Cassinari: Legal Consultant, Brussels Office, UniTrento alumni

  • Matilde Paoloni: Junior Legal Consultant, Brussels Office, UniTrento alumni


Spark Legal and Policy Consulting was established in 2011 as a research consultancy, offering law and policy services predominantly to the EU Institutions. Spark’s unique operating model is based on an extensive network of national legal
and policy experts and well-fostered partnerships with universities, institutes, and research centres all over Europe.


•    4 th and 5 th year Law students
•    3 rd year CEILS students
•    PhD candidates 
•    Faculty of Law and CEILS alumni