Internship Programme 2023, Tax

Employment

Job Reference

220001GL

Function

Employment

Category

Lawyers

Location

Milan, Italy

Schedule

Full-time

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our growth, your future.

We are currently recruiting bright students or recent graduates in Law for a 6 months internship within our market leading tax 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 more than 380 tax advisors in offices throughout the world, we help multinational companies address the complex challenges of international commerce and business operations as well as manage and resolve tax disputes. 

Joining us you will be dealing with tax litigation, investment funds, international taxation, wealth planning and criminal tax law, assisting the partners and the more senior professionals of the team. 

DLA Piper thrives on complex challenges and delivers exceptional results to clients. We’re trusted advisors, innovators and game-changers, going above and beyond to accelerate growth and open new opportunities - the perfect place to develop and achieve your ambitions.

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 great academic results
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills in English and Italian
  • Strong interest in tax law
  • 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 act 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.