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Legal Intern

This role is open to London based applications only
Job Title: Legal Intern

Location: London, Victoria

Company Overview:

Lawson Conner is an award winning investment manager platform and compliance service provider with headquarters in London and offices in Singapore, Jersey and Newcastle. We provide services to over 200 institutional clients such as hedge funds, asset management firms, corporate finance advisers, wealth managers and Fintech firms.

The application and role summary:

Based in the London office, the intern will be supporting an award winning team of legal and compliance professionals in a variety of activities. The intern can learn on the job and acquire knowledge in different areas of the business. This experience will allow the intern increase their knowledge of substantive areas of law, gain exposure to a real work environment, and to make the transition from education to practice.

Responsibilities:

1. Support a team of highly successful professionals on special research and various ad-hoc projects

2. Study legal documents in order to understand what should be included in these;

3. Assist the team in drafting and reviewing legal documents;

4. Participate in new business projects and initiatives, including the launch of new financial/investment products and legal and corporate entities; updating, monitoring and revising the firm’s offering materials and regulatory filings;

5. Maintain the firm’s research/regulatory library;

6. Keep abreast and inform others of industry changes, relevant news articles and legal/regulatory updates;

Requirements:

1. Desire to develop a career in Legal & Compliance

2. Well-organized, self-directed, and able to complete multiple tasks in a timely and efficient manner

3. Strong oral and written communication skills

4. Excellent analytical and negotiation skills with the ability to work as part of a team

5. Candidates should be bright, well-rounded self-starters with an entrepreneurial and hardworking spirit who naturally want to take the extra step

Qualifications and Experience:

1. Studying towards a Bachelors degree (in Law)

2. Demonstrable involvement in contracts and legal writing courses is a plus

On offer

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing organisation working with an award winning team that is highly motivated to serve Lawson Conner’s clients.

Our internship programs are structured as learning experiences that combine in-class theory with real-world applications and are underpinned by our training and development frameworks. The successful candidates will have direct access to the Lawson Conner Academy and will benefit from ongoing support through mentoring schemes and job shadowing opportunities.

To download this job description as a PDF Click Here. To apply email us at internships@lawsonconner.com

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