Trainee, Real Estate Investment

Real Estate

Job Reference

220001EB

Function

Real Estate

Category

Lawyers

Location

Milan, Italy

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our growth, your future.

We are currently recruiting a bright Trainee Lawyer within our market leading Real Estate Investment practice team in Milan. 

Join us bringing your ambition, initiative and entrepreneurial mindset to a global business that’s redefining the expectations of a law firm.

With approximately 200 real estate lawyers in the US and over 500 globally, DLA Piper's market-leading real estate group offers a full range of real estate services, including single asset and portfolio acquisitions and dispositions, single asset and multi-property/programmatic joint ventures, fund formation, operating company investments, cross-border investments, REITs, financing, construction and design, leasing, zoning/land-use, environmental law, real estate litigation and tax.

This opportunity is perfect for you to develop and achieve your ambitions, allowing you to be exposed to a wide variety of work, including real estate investment funds, mergers and acquisition deals. If you’re an ambitious Trainee Lawyer with a great interest in real estate, excellent command of verbal and written English (any other main foreign language would also be a real asset), bring your ambition, initiative and entrepreneurial mindset to a global business that’s redefining the possible.
 

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Legal Research
  • Assistance in drafting of contracts and memoranda
  • Analysis of contractual agreements and other case documentation
  • Preliminary drafting of due diligence report
  • Case law study
  • Participation in hearings and meeting with clients together with the associate/partner responsible for the matter

ABOUT YOU

  • Law degree with excellent academic marks
  • Great interest in real estate and commercial matters
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in Italian and English
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Personal commitment and learning attitude
  • Energetic and entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Motivated and team player

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.

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.