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Internship

Legal Intern

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Ardian

18d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

London

AI generated summary

  • You must be a law student or recently qualified lawyer with strong academic background, able to learn quickly, pay attention to detail, and have excellent communication skills in English. Previous legal experience is a plus.
  • You will provide legal support for fund creation, drafting documents, negotiations, committee meetings, legal research, and compliance with regulations.

Off-cycle Internship

LegalLondon

Description

  • We are seeking a legal intern with an interest in the investment funds space to join our in-house legal team based in Mayfair, London
  • The successful candidate will be a law student in the process of qualifying in France, the UK or another European jurisdiction or a recently qualified lawyer. Previous in-house or private practice internship experience, ideally with exposure to private equity/venture capital and/or investment funds work, is a plus but not essential. The candidate will possess a strong academic record.

Requirements

  • Specialised business and technical knowledge:
  • The successful candidate should be able to learn quickly, organize their work effectively, pay attention to detail, and have the ability to adapt to their environment.
  • Education and Experience:
  • The successful candidate will be a law student in the process of qualifying in France, the UK or another European jurisdiction or a recently qualified lawyer with a strong academic record.
  • Previous legal experience, in particular investment funds experience, is a plus but not essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of English is required, fluency in French is a plus but not essential.
  • Communication Scope:
  • The successful candidate will have to communicate and interact with the other legal departments of the Ardian Group.
  • He or she will also have to work and liaise with a number of other departments, including Investment teams, Fund Finance, Investor Relations, Tax, and Compliance.
  • He or she will also have to communicate and interact with external legal counsel.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • Providing legal support on the creation, structuring and management of funds (including UK limited partnerships and Luxembourg structures),
  • Participating in the preparation and drafting of relevant fund documentation,
  • Participating in negotiations with external investors and service providers,
  • Collaborating with and providing legal support to other departments
  • Assisting and preparing minutes of investment committees and board meetings,
  • Monitoring legal and regulatory developments,
  • Conducting legal research on topics relevant to the legal team’s activities,
  • Assisting on IT projects the legal team is involved in.
  • Conduct Rule Staff:
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant statutory and regulatory requirements applicable to the role.
  • Understand the Individual Conduct Rules set out by the UK Regulator and ensure compliance in letter and in spirit.

Application process

  • Please send CV & Cover Letter

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

London