Intern, Tax

Other

Job Reference

220000XH

Function

Other

Category

Early Careers

Location

Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

We are offering 6 month Internships across the following Practice Groups: 

  • Corporate
  • Finance, Projects & Restructuring (Finance/Banking/Regulatory)
  • Investment Funds
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • Litigation & Regulatory
  • Tax 

You will have the opportunity to interact with other DLA Piper offices and experience our "One Team, No Borders" way of working, to improve and test your technical legal skills internationally. We strive to give the opportunity to our interns to feel and understand the Lawyers' world to be prepared for their professional challenges of tomorrow.  
This internship role is for a fixed term. It is not a Bar traineeship role.

DLA Piper Luxembourg

DLA Piper Luxembourg is a multi-lingual, culturally sensitive, young, dynamic and growing team. We benefit from the advantages of a global law firm, with the advantages of a human-sized firm. Our Team has a wealth of expertise on investment funds, corporate, M&A, banking, finance, capital markets, tax, and intellectual property and technology, applying sound commercial judgment to client's legal and final decisions. We advise international clients on cross border deals with the benefits of the Luxembourg broad range, business oriented legal and tax toolkit.  
Interns at DLA Piper are  fully involved in all the teams activities including pro bono and knowledge.
 
ABOUT YOU

We pride ourselves on having a collegiate environment and we are looking for Interns with a strong leadership potential, who are passionate about our culture, values and ethos of the firm.

We are keen to hear from Interns with the following experience:

  • A strong academic record;
  • Fluency in both English and French
  • A good command of German or any other language would be advantageous;
  • Stays current on key legal and business developments;
  • Commercially astute and stay current on key legal and business news.

The Departments / Practice Groups

Our Interns have the opportunity to support on a variety of tasks within their chosen Practice Group, including:

Tax

Our tax team advises a wide variety of clients (asset managers, financial institutions, corporations, high net worth individuals) on a full range of tax matters, including corporation taxes, international tax, VAT, tax compliance, tax litigation, and mutual agreement procedures.

The team is particularly known for its expertise in the alternative asset management industry (private equity, real estate and fund formation) and for its advice on complex cross-border restructurings and reorganisations of multinational groups.

Duties include:

  • Supporting our team members on international tax questions, corporate reorganisations or investment funds structuring issues;
  • Drafting tax analysis or memoranda and reviewing corporate and finance documentation from a tax perspective Researching and advising on taxation issues;
  • Liaising with clients and assisting to conference calls;
  • Generally supporting our team members in the management of their files.

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers 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.

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 know 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.