Lawyer, Litigation & Regulatory, White Collar and Corporate Crime

Litigation & Regulatory

Job Reference

220000FV

Function

Litigation & Regulatory

Category

Lawyers

Location

Milan, Italy

Schedule

Full-time

The role

Our ambition, your journey.

Great opportunity to join our Litigation & Regulatory, White Collar Crime practice group in Milan. You will be supporting lawyers and partners of the team with regards to all matters relating to compliance with various types of laws and actions by law enforcement and regulatory agencies in the field of white collar crime, including tax, corporate and financial violations, crimes against the Public Administration and in relation to IP, health and safety in the workplace, environmental and malfunctioning product issues. 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assisting clients in developing and implementing relevant compliance programmes (e.g., Models 231), providing training, and undertaking reviews of compliance programmes
  • Advising on compliance with various types of laws, including Legislative Decree No. 231/2001, anti-bribery, and anti-money laundering
  • Managing internal investigations for organisations covering a broad range of subject matters with a particular focus on allegations of financial crime such as bribery and corruption, fraud, money laundering, tax evasion, improper accounting practices and other similar misconduct
  • Managing enquiries, investigations and enforcement actions initiated by government departments and/or regulators
  • Defending companies, senior executives, and employees in criminal prosecutions and enforcement actions
  • Advising on all aspects of white collar criminal investigations and proceedings, including where clients are involved as victims
  • Conducting due diligence in connection with compliance issues arising in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, and assisting in drafting and commenting on relevant contractual protections
  • In conjunction with relevant colleagues, dealing with disputes arising from corporate criminal matters, including contentious employment proceedings and civil litigation

ABOUT YOU

  • Italian qualified Lawyer with excellent academis records
  • We do not set up upper or lower limits of PQE for our vacancies. However, we think that candidates having between 1 and 3 years’ experience are likely to have the right level of expertise to undertake the role
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English and Italian
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Personal commitment and learning attitude
  • Energetic and entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Motivated and team player

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.

We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best. If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations should they be required.

AGILE 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, 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 references from previous employers.