Join us.

Business Ops

Legal Internship · London

The Company

BenevolentAI unites technology with human intelligence to re-engineer drug discovery and deliver life-changing medicines. We have developed the Benevolent Platform®, a drug discovery platform built on powerful data foundations with state of the art machine learning and AI technology. Our technology empowers scientists to decipher the vast and complex code underlying human biology, find new ways to treat disease and personalise medicines to patients. Benevolent has active in-house R&D drug programmes in disease areas such as neurodegeneration, immunology, oncology and inflammation and has research and commercial collaborations with leading pharmaceutical and research organisations. The company is headquartered in London with a research facility in Cambridge (UK) and a further office in New York.

Who we are

We are an eclectic bunch at Benevolent, united by our belief that innovative thinking and purposeful technology can truly change outcomes for the better. Our mission is to re-engineer drug discovery and deliver life-changing medicines for patients in need and we do this by applying AI, machine learning and other advanced technologies to reinvent the ways drugs are discovered and developed. We strive to bring together unique skills and perspectives across biology, chemistry, engineering, AI research, informatics, precision medicine and drug discovery.

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.


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.

Please note that by applying for a job you agree that we will collect and process your personal data submitted in your job application in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Together, we envision a world in which no disease goes untreated. If you are benevolent, curious, want to tackle real world problems and are willing to embrace new ideas, hit that ‘apply’ button and join us.

Important Note

It has come to our attention that unfortunately fraudsters have been falsely offering jobs and set-up fake interviews under the guise of being a Benevolent recruiter. We therefore advise you to be very stringent about who is reaching out to you. Any enquiry from our team will only be made via the email or an email from this domain Please flag any suspicious contact request to