IV Edition of Summer Internship Programme “Take a Chance on Law”

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Job Reference

861

Function

Other

Category

Early Careers

Location

Warsaw, Poland

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE ROLE
Our journey, your ambition.

We encourage everyone to reach their full potential; to explore opportunities and choices that shape each individual career journey. At DLA Piper, our supportive culture means, personal growth goes hand in hand with professional development.

Summer Internship Programme 2023
During your one month summer internship (July, August, September), you will see what it is really looks like to work in a global law firm. You will have the chance to put your theoretical knowledge into practice while working on projects for our international clients.
As well as gaining practical knowledge, you will participate in a variety of training courses that will help you develop your professional skills, plan your career path, and create your own personal brand in the legal services market.
We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic candidates who want to work in an English speaking environment. If your application is successful, you will join one of the teams you select during the recruitment process.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Depending on the team you apply to, you will:
  • Draft pleadings, motions, resolutions and other procedural documents;
  • Draft legal opinions, memoranda, and e-mail templates for our clients;
  • Conduct legal research and learn how to use it in practice;
  • Contact courts, public offices and agencies (you will learn how public institutions work);
  • Participate in legal due diligence reviews;
  • Participate in meetings with our clients;
  • Learn the practical work of a lawyer; and
  • Broaden your professional knowledge and skills.  

ABOUT YOU
To get the most out of our programme you will:

  • Be a law graduate (2023) or a 3rd/4th/5th year law student;
  • Have a very good command of English (min. B2);
  • Have a very good knowledge of the basic areas of Polish law;
  • Have the ability to work in Lex/Legalis and MS Office;
  • Be available to work at least 32 hours per week;
  • Be articulate and engaged;
  • Be well-organised and analytical, and;
  • Be passionate about a career in law.

The benefits of being a DLA Piper Summer Intern 
We think there are many benefits to being part of our summer programme:

  • Our focus on learning and development;
  • Working in the teams of dedicated people;
  • Working with experienced lawyers on international projects;
  • The opportunity to develop legal English skills;
  • Working with designated mentor;
  • Regular feedback on your results and development;
  • A great atmosphere and culture;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • The potential for a one-year training contract in Ahead programme;
  • An attractive salary;
  • Offices in the centre of Warsaw. 

We are waiting for your application until 21st April 2023! Send your CV today and become part of DLA Piper Summer Adventure!

ABOUT US
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations.

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING
We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.

Find out more about DLA Piper summer adventure by emailing praktyki@dlapiper.com