Legal Intern

eBay · Competitive · Greater London

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6 months internship based in our Richmond office.

Overall purpose of role: how the role adds value to the department and to eBay:

  • To assist lawyers in the commercial team in a wide range of legal matters involving eBay's UK and European marketplaces businesses.
  • To provide pro-active, consistent, good quality and commercially-focused support to the members of the legal team.

Core responsibilities: key regular activities of the position

  • Reviewing and approving marketing materials.
  • Reviewing promotion terms and conditions.
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements (mostly from templates).
  • Assisting with the creation of precedents.
  • Conducting legal research.
  • Reviewing website content (e.g. help pages, template emails to users, policies).
  • Helping with processes such as contracts, archive and know-how systems.
  • Helping with administrative matters.
  • Excellent academics.
  • Must have completed the LPC (Commercial law module highly desirable) with commendation or distinction grade.
  • Significant previous experience as a paralegal, either in-house or in private practice, desirable (minimum 3 months).
  • Good understanding of online/e-commerce.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, pressurised environment and to act quickly and decisively.
  • Passion for eBay.
  • Commercial outlook and a strategic and creative problem solver with self-confidence, 'can do' attitude, sound judgement and a good sense of humour.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Teammate with excellent social skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Computer literacy with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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