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Business Ops

Legal Internship · London

With over 35 nationalities and a range of backgrounds represented in our Benevolent team, we aim to build an inclusive environment where our people can bring their authentic selves to work, be respected for who they are and the exceptional work they do. We welcome and actively encourage applications from all sections of society and are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, age, citizenship, or any other basis. We see our diversity as an asset as we tackle challenging problems that bridge the gap between drug discovery and technology.

The Role

BenevolentAI’s Compliance, Legal and IP (CLIP) team is looking for an enthusiastic legal intern to get involved in a wide variety of exciting team projects. This will be a full-time role over the three-month summer period.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assisting with the drafting, reviewing and amending of Non-Disclosure Agreements, Master Service Agreements, Statements of Work, privacy and other regularly used legal documentation
  • Providing general ad-hoc commercial legal, IP and compliance support across the breadth of the business, including legal research
  • Organising and running existing and new self-service tools for the business to enable the legal team to scale as the business grows
  • Contract management – helping with the running of our contract management solution across the business
  • Supporting the IP and Compliance teams with ad-hoc legal input covering IP protection, licensing, data protection, business continuity and other compliance processes
  • Working on one or more special team projects.

We are looking for someone with

  • Good academics (GCSE and A Level results, or equivalent)
  • Second or third-year law undergraduate at a reputable university in a common law jurisdiction (and already based in London for the summer with the right to work in the UK full-time over the period of the internship, if currently studying elsewhere).
  • A “can do” attitude and a willingness to learn and exist outside of your comfort zone.
  • Interest, knowledge, and experience of the technology and/or life sciences and biotechnology sectors and surrounding law and regulation is important but not as essential as an enthusiasm to jump in and learn!
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous legal work experience (private practice or in-house) beneficial but not vital.


Notes

Applications close on February 12th, 2021.

In addition to your CV, please send us a cover letter.

Terms and Conditions

Salary: We offer remuneration for the duration of the internships. However, remuneration remains subject to the University regulations & T&C’s - should they not comply with our policy, we reserve the right to review the salary allowance.

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We share a passion for being part of a mission that matters, and we are always looking for curious and collaborative people who share our values and want to be part of our journey.  If that sounds like a fit for you, hit the apply button and join us.

About us

BenevolentAI unites AI with human expertise to discover new and more effective medicines. Our unique computational R&D platform spans every step of the drug discovery process, powering an in-house pipeline of over 25 drug programmes. We advance our mission to reinvent drug discovery by harnessing the power of a diverse team, rich with different backgrounds, experiences, opinions and personalities.  In our offices in London and New York and research facility in Cambridge (UK), we work in highly collaborative, multidisciplinary teams, harnessing skills across biology, chemistry, engineering, AI, machine learning, informatics, precision medicine and drug discovery.

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