Internship - Legal (Dutch Speaker)
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, NetherlandsLegal & Risk
🔍 About Us
At Zivver, we're on a mission to redefine digital communication security. We protect over 7,000 organizations ensuring the safe exchange of sensitive information. We’re a user-friendly solution for secure email and file transfer straight from your familiar email programme. This enables you to prevent human errors, encrypt your data against hackers and keep control of the information sent. If you're a passionate law student with an interest in technology and data security, this is the right opportunity for you!
🚀 The Challenge
As an intern in our Legal team, you'll have the unique opportunity to actively support while learning a lot from our Legal Director, primarily in the realm of civil law. Your learning responsibilities will encompass drafting contracts, negotiation, and providing legal guidance to colleagues across various departments. You'll gain valuable experience in drafting legal documentation, conducting research on case law and legislation, and handling complex negotiations with a focus on maintaining strong customer relationships and shared interests.
In this role, you'll be immersed in real-world legal practice, research, and knowledge-building. We encourage you to dive into challenging legal matters and offer your insights on topics requiring legal expertise. Your journey will involve getting acquainted with our clients, collaborating with our legal team, and becoming a valued member of our Legal department.
As a Zivver intern, you'll unlock a world of learning opportunities in the Legal world:
🌟 Hands-On Legal Practice: Gain practical experience by actively supporting the Legal Director in daily legal activities, with a primary focus on civil law.
📝 Contract Drafting: Learn the art of drafting contracts for customers, honing your legal documentation skills.
🤝 Negotiation Skills: Develop negotiation skills by participating in negotiations with customers and new suppliers, understanding the intricacies of contract agreements.
🔍 Legal Research: Conduct research on case law and legislation, enhancing your legal research abilities.
🗣️ Communication Expertise: Improve your communication skills through tasks such as reviewing and editing reports and correspondence.
📊 Database Management: Contribute to the development and maintenance of the Legal department's database, gaining knowledge in information management.
📜 Legal Updates: Stay informed by reviewing, monitoring, and analyzing new and updated laws and regulations, understanding their implications.
🏢 Tech Company Insights: Gain insights into the daily operations of being a legal counsel within a dynamic tech company, broadening your understanding of the intersection of law and technology.
📚 Privacy and IT Law Knowledge: If applicable, deepen your understanding of privacy law and IT law, which can be a valuable asset in the ever-evolving legal landscape.
🤝 What We Offer
Joining Zivver means becoming part of a dynamic team that values a pleasant and safe work environment. We regularly organize exciting activities at our amazing HQ in Amsterdam. Here's what you can expect:
1️⃣ A challenging internship requiring 16 hours per week, lasting 4 months.
2️⃣ An internship allowance
3️⃣ Exposure to real projects alongside our incredible clients!
If you're excited about this role, we welcome your application, even if you think you don't meet all the requirements. We understand that no candidate is perfect and would love to hear your story.
🎯 Who We're Looking For
🚀 Passion for diverse projects, teamwork, and taking initiative.
🇳🇱 Proficiency in Dutch and English (both spoken and written).
📚 Currently pursuing a Dutch law degree at University, either Bachelor's (third year) or Master's.
📝 Exceptional written and oral communication skills in Dutch and English.
💡 Fascination with technology and a deep interest in legal matters.
🏢 Located in the Netherlands and available to work in our Amsterdam office for two days a week.
🗓️ Start Date: April 2024 (exact date negotiable)
Join us at Zivver and be a part of the future of secure digital communication. 🚀✉️