Internship Opportunity @ Aktis Strategy, London: Apply by August 24

Aktis Strategy is hiring legal interns.

The Legal Team provides a range of legal services for Aktis, including contract drafting, review and negotiation, advice on a wide variety of matters such as duty of care, data protection and anti-bribery law, internal legal training, and support on overseas office set up in the Middle East and North Africa.

The role:

Aktis is offering a part-time internship within the Legal Team for a suitably-qualified and dynamic candidate. Although the role is mainly administrative, paralegal work such as contract drafting, reviewing and GDPR compliance may be offered to the right candidate.

Main Responsibilities:

To support the general running of the Legal Team:

  • Managing the contract database
  • Contract filing
  • Restructuring/updating legal folders and documents
  • Legal research
  • Responding to emails
  • Arranging meetings, Skype calls
  • Producing training materials

To support Aktis in our overseas projects/offices:

  • Collating documents
  • Arranging for notarisation and legalisation of documents
  • Running a task tracker
  • Liaising with local offices and external advisors

Requirements:

  • Completed or be in the process of completing an undergraduate degree, ideally in law or be a GDL/LPC student or graduate.
  • A proven practical working knowledge of Microsoft Windows-based computer systems and software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Some previous office experience, ideally in a law firm or in-house legal team.
  • An ability to take the initiative, work independently and be versatile as workload and work requests will vary day to day.
  • A good command of written and spoken English.
  • Excellent communication skills and an effective team-player, willing to contribute their own ideas.
  • A demonstrable and active interest in law.

Desirable

  • An interest in international development, international politics and conflict affected and fragile state problems.
  • Additional languages such as Arabic.

Please submit your CV and Cover Letter

Location:

London

Salary Details:

Paid Internship

Deadline:

Aug 24, 2018

Apply:

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Contact:

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