Legal Intern - Vimercate, Italy

  • Location:
    Vimercate, Lombardia, Italy
  • Area of Interest
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  • Technology Interest
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We are currently looking for a Legal intern to assist in the Legal Sales department in Cisco Italy. Cisco is one of the biggest technology companies in the world, and it is the worldwide leader in IP technology, making possible the internet as we know it today. Legal Sales is in charge of contract negotiations, advising sales on legal matters and ensuring compliance with regulations and internal policies. In this position, you will be able to experience complex international negotiations at first hand while seeing some of the most innovative and emerging technologies. You will primarily support the Italian Sr. Corporate Counsel, covering also other countries (Greece-Malta-Cyprus), and will assist in reviewing, drafting and negotiating contracts.  You will also have the chance to assist other Corporate Counsels within the same Legal Team.

Please note that candidates must be currently enrolled in a master's degree program or post-graduate studies.
Proficiency in English (speaking and writing) is necessary.

Legal skills:
  • General knowledge of commercial, contract and business law. 
  • General knowledge of intellectual property and antitrust law. 
  • The ability to read and understand complex contract provisions. 
  • The ability to draft language for inclusion in a broad range of contract types. 
General Business skills:
  • Read, understand and interpret basic financial reporting related to commercial transactions.
  • Identify and manage the flow of key information both up the management chain as well as across the client base. 
  • Manage business transactions, with supervision, including meeting deadlines, compliance with Cisco process and effective use of Cisco Playbook and other support materials. 
  • Operate efficiently in a highly automated environment heavily dependent on e-enabled tools and communications systems including high proficiency in and effective use of basic desktop applications (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Have a working knowledge of Cisco's technology and strategic direction. 
Routine activities: collaboration with Italian Sr. Corporate Counsel on legal projects, drafting and negotiating contracts, assisting the sales teams with routine legal questions and ad hoc assignments provided by Italian Sr. Corporate Counsel who covers also for other counties (Greece-Malta-Cyprus).
Languages: English, Italian.
Education: Laura (3+2) in Giurisprudenza. Any University education experiences abroad will be highly appreciated.

Please be advised that in order to be eligible for the program you will need to provide the University Internship Agreement for 6 months.

Please send us your CV and in English.

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