Legal Internship at Top Corporate Law Firm

About the host organisation

This firm has been named one of the premier law firms in India. The practice is structured to offer an appropriate combination of legal and transactional expertise and broader market sector knowledge in a timely and effective manner.

The firm has been involved in advising in the field of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate, regulatory practice, securities laws, private equity, capital markets, funds practice, banking and finance, infrastructure and project finance, real estate, media and entertainment, information technology, employment, intellectual property, taxation, competition law, and litigation and arbitration.

They have a strength of approximately 300 personnel across offices, which includes an integrated team of approximately 225 legal professionals. They are characterised by professionalism with openness and approachability at all levels. There are no rigid internal structures or hierarchies.

About the internship

The law firm strives to provide interns with responsibilities and tasks they would be expected to undertake as associates in the firm. Therefore, interns would be required to carry out legal research, assist in due diligence, draft research memos and contractual documents and attend court proceedings. Additionally, interns may also be required to assist associates with administrative tasks such as organising transaction documents, litigation documents and preparing document bibles.

What are we looking for?

For this internship, we are looking for penultimate or final year law students or law graduates who meet the following requirements:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enthusiasm
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Diligence
  • Good attention to detail
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Willingness to take responsibility for work allocated
  • Self-motivated and proactive worker

Additionally, the following is desirable though not essential:

  • Previous experience interning or working at corporate law firms
  • Completion of commercial / corporate law modules at university

What you will gain

Working at this top law firm, you will gain a wide ranging, hands-on corporate law work experience and be able to understand the practical and commercial application of theoretical concepts. In particular, you will be able to enhance your research and drafting skills which are imperative to standing out at training contract applications. Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to experience and learn from International legal principles and practices and work alongside senior partners and lawyers.

What is included?

An opportunity such as this can be extremely exciting, but also overwhelming and you will be supported throughout the process from beginning to end. You’ll be supported throughout your internship with on-ground programme coordinators available to assist you whenever required. Not only will you have your own designated programme coordinator, you will meet a variety of people including other interns and colleagues at work enabling you to expand your global network creating lasting memories and friendships.

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