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Internship

Summer Legal Intern

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Schroders

15d ago

🚀 Summer Internship

New York

AI generated summary

  • You must be a 1L with strong analytical skills, excellent communication, a motivated team player, proactive with sound judgment, detail-oriented, and interested in asset management and financial markets.
  • You will support the Americas Legal Team with legal research, contract review, and various projects. Gain hands-on experience in corporate law and develop key professional skills.

Summer Internship

LegalNew York

Description

  • This position offers an excellent opportunity to learn about the legal function within the asset management industry. The Americas Legal Department is part of our global Legal and Governance function. Members of the Americas Legal Team have the industry and legal experience to identify critical issues, solve problems, and help pave the way for Schroders' success in the Americas and throughout the firm. The Team provides high quality legal advice, transactional advice, regulatory advice, litigation oversight, and advice on compliance and reputational issues. Our lawyers, along with other legal professionals, assist the business areas in launching new investment products for our clients and structuring transactions in order to capitalize on business opportunities while mitigating risk. Schroders’ Global Legal Team has professionals in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taiwan, Zurich and Singapore. 

Requirements

  • Completion of at least one year of law school
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Highly motivated and adaptable; the ability to work on a team of diverse individuals
  • Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment
  • Accurate and detail-oriented with sound judgment and integrity
  • Keen interest in asset management and financial markets

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Third Year
Second Year

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • As an intern with the Americas Legal Team, you will use the knowledge and skills you’ve developed in class and apply those in a professional setting to further develop your career-related skills and competencies. Specifically, you will work with business and legal professionals and perform the following general corporate activities:
  • Set objectives for learning and for professional behavior (for example: acquiring new technical skills (WorkSite or Excel), building interpersonal skills (communicating effectively, managing your time, prioritizing, and handling difficult colleagues), learning corporate and securities law (within a global asset management firm);
  • Review our employee handbook, performance appraisal guide, and the performance rating descriptions and guidance, so that you can form as view as to what it looks like to work for a professional organization;
  • Review the Schroders values, as an example of the kinds of traits that large, global organizations might look for in their employees;
  • To the extent possible, participate in topical meetings and phone calls;
  • Attend calls and webinars, discuss those webinars in a team meeting and follow up with any questions to clarify understanding.
  • Additionally, responsibilities to include the following (under direct supervision of legal team):
  • Conduct and report on legal research;
  • Support contract review and negotiation;
  • Assist with various legal department projects as needed;
  • Work alongside lawyers and paralegals for hands-on corporate legal experience.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

New York