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Legal & Compliance Externship

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2mo ago

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

AI generated summary

  • You must be studying law or PGDL, have analytic skills, be interested in fintech/blockchain, and have legal experience. Must commit June-September 2024 and have US work rights.
  • You will assist with legal and compliance tasks, including updating agreements, conducting sanctions checks, performing research, managing contracts, and handling corporate matters.

Summer Internship

LegalNew York


  • We are seeking a Legal & Compliance Extern to join our global in-house Legal Team. R3’s Legal Team provides support to and collaborates with stakeholders across R3’s organization, including the commercial, product, engineering, and professional services teams. Some of our day-to-day activities include negotiating commercial contracts, NDAs, and vendor agreements; ensuring R3 is compliant with applicable laws, contractual obligations and policies; reviewing and contributing to commercial proposals; and reviewing corporate documents. This externship is an opportunity for you to work alongside and learn from our close-knit team comprising 4 attorneys of varying levels of experience, based in both New York and London.
  • Engage in weekly one-to-one sessions with your manager to discuss feedback and set goals for the upcoming week. Gain insights from leaders across the organisation, offering you a holistic view of how a pioneering tech start-up operates from Product to Sales. Showcase your work, learn from experienced team members, and make the most of the opportunities presented during your internship.


  • Currently studying an undergraduate degree in law or PGDL
  • Analytic and diagnostic skills
  • Interest in start-ups, fintech and/or blockchain technology
  • Experience working on an in-house legal team and/or private practice is a plus
  • Additional Information:
  • Please note that our Summer externship will be running from June-September 2024 and we can therefore only consider applicants who can commit to these time frames.
  • Moreover, we cannot provide sponsorship for this position so candidates will need to have the right to work in the US if they are to be considered.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities



  • Assist with template agreement updates and other processes surrounding software license agreements, statements of work, and professional services agreements
  • Assist with non-disclosure and vendor agreement reviews
  • Conduct sanctions checks, update compliance policies and assist with other compliance-related matters
  • Perform ad hoc research projects
  • Assist with ongoing intellectual property portfolio maintenance and open source software issues
  • Assist with data privacy audit
  • Manage contract database
  • Assist with corporate and real estate matters as needed


Work type

Full time

Work mode



New York