gunnercooke LLP is a challenger law firm aiming to change the way legal services are provided to clients, the whole model being based around challenging the traditional law firm.
This is why gunnercooke LLP comprises solely of senior lawyers who have a minimum of 10,000 practicing hours in their field. This means that all clients receive service from trusted advisers with a strong expertise and experience.
For private clients, gunnercooke LLP offers expertise to ‘global citizens’ who reside in the UK but often have multijurisdictional personal, business and investment interests.
French Private Clients
Who we are
Guillaume Barlet-Batada, Private Client Partner at gunnercooke LLP, advises and assists private individuals and professionals who hold, acquire or sell assets in France and who spend time in or have family connections with France. They require an expert, single point of contact, to provide legal advice and assistance on French law and to help them navigate property issues, organise estate planning measures and generally deal with various aspects of holding assets in France.
We are offering a full-time temporary internship position (3 to 6 months) to support Guillaume Barlet-Batada.
As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience within a City law firm. This position is a great way to be challenged with international matters and gain exposure to cross-border private clients dealing with French legal issues and taking into account other jurisdictions (chiefly the UK).
The successful candidate will be fluent in both French and English. The language requirement is non-negotiable.
Provide general administration support to the team
Research various laws/rules and regulations, points of law and case law updates
Assist in the drafting of documentation
Other duties as assigned
Ideally you will have the following skills and experience
French law degree or equivalent experience (but other profiles may be considered)
Read, write and speak fluent English and French
Attention to detail is essential
Be confident with good writing and communication skills
Be a team player – calm, friendly and have an ability to work in a pressurised environment
An ability to prioritise a busy workload and to meet deadlines.
Please apply by sending a covering letter/email and a curriculum vitae at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.