We offer an opportunity for you to kick-start your career in a highly skilled working environment by joining the Legal department as our new student assistant. You will be given the opportunity to put your theoretical knowledge into play and work with challenging legal assignments in a highly international Legal department.
You will be part of a Legal team of 10 lawyers and paralegals and 4 student assistants, all of whom work closely with the business and local legal departments in our worldwide areas of operation. You will be invited to participate in relevant training and workshops to further develop your skills.
Besides working side by side with your Maersk Oil colleagues you will also be joining the student network STUDENTS@MAERSK, which is a network for all students working in the Maersk Group. This is a great opportunity to expand your network and network with peers at social events and interesting lectures.
Your workplace will be central Copenhagen, to begin with at Esplanaden before we in October 2017 will move to a brand new office domicile in the attractive Nordhavn area.
Working hours will be approximately 15-20 weekly.
You will get to assist with a wide range of legal tasks, across many different jurisdictions and diverse fields of law, including:
• Compliance matters, due diligence, and investigations with respect to anti-corruption, export control and competition law
• Review, negotiation and drafting of a multitude of different terms, agreements, amendments and other instruments – e.g. confidentiality agreements, supply contracts, leases agreements
• Legal research and analysis, and drafting of legal memoranda
• Understanding, weighing and communicating legal liability and risks to colleagues in other departments
You are currently enrolled at a university studying Law or Business Administration & Commercial Law.
We expect you to:
• Be academically talented
• Be analytical and good at keeping focus on complex issues
• Be able to handle and prioritize many tasks at the same time
• Be experienced in Microsoft Office – in particular Excel and Power Point
• Be systematic and detail oriented
• Be able to keep deadlines and work independently
• Be flexible and stable
• Have an international mind-set
• Have good communication skills
As you will become part of an international organisation and interact with people from different cultures, you must be proficient in both spoken and written English. Please make sure your CV and cover letter are written in English.
You must be available for both the initial interview taking place from the 3-7 April and for the second and final interviews taking place from 18-26 April.