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Commercial Legal Counsel Apprentice



Paris, France
Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024
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Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global platform for digital assets and Web3. Over 20% of the world’s crypto assets are secured through our Ledger Nanos. Headquartered in Paris and Vierzon, with offices in UK, US, Switzerland and Singapore, Ledger has a team of more than 900 professionals developing a variety of products and services to enable individuals and companies to securely buy, store, swap, grow and manage crypto assets – including the Ledger hardware wallets line with more than 6 millions units already sold in 200 countries.
At Ledger, we embody the values that make us unique: Pragmatism, Audacity, Commitment, Trust and Transparency. Hear from our employees how they shape the work we do here.
As the Legal Apprentice, you will join a dynamic, diverse and experienced legal team, with a particular focus on supporting Ledger’s business as a member of Ledger’s Commercial Legal Team.

Your mission :

  • Assist on contract management-related and other critical legal processes, third-party on-boarding and other administrative tasks.
  • Draft and negotiate different contracts across a broad range of areas including marketing, sales, procurement, IP licensing and general commercial engagements with third parties.
  • Support key projects and assist on the launch of new products and services.
  • Perform legal research tasks.
  • Assist on disputes and contentious matters.
  • Be prepared to jump in and support the wider legal team outside of the Commercial Legal Team depending on Legal Team and business needs.

What we're looking for :

  • You are doing a work-study Master 2 in business law or new technologies / multimedia law (ideally with a focus on commercial, sales and technology law; strong background on intellectual property law and data privacy would be a plus).
  • You already have previous meaningful internship experience in commercial law.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication, drafting and presentation skills in English, allowing you to interact with international teams and to work on matters in English.
  • You are pragmatic, flexible and can manage ambiguity. You are proactive, self-motivated, resilient and able to prioritize matters.
  • You can create and maintain solid, trusting working relationships.
  • You are detail-oriented and can analyze and simplify complex issues.
  • You have some knowledge of blockchain technology and Web3 or are keen on learning about the space.
  • Contract type : Apprenticeship/ work-study contract
    Duration : 12 months
    Rhythm : 3 days in the company + 2 days at school
    Starting month : September 2024 or even before

What's in it for you ?

  • Compensation
  • Partial remote work possible
  • Lunch vouchers with Swile
  • 75% reimbursement of your monthly transport subscription
  • Paid leave
We are an equal opportunity employer for all without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age.