2023 Intern - Legal Counsel

  • Adobe
  • Île-de-France, France
  • nov. 23, 2022


Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe’s all about. We give everyone—from emerging artists to global brands—everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We’re passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

About the team

Do you want to experience working as part of an energetic in-house legal team in a multinational software company?

Adobe’s Legal department is looking for a legal intern to join the EMEA Legal team for 6 months in 2023. This intern-level position will be based in Paris and will work on a broad range of business matters requiring legal support for the Southwest Region (France, Spain, Portugal, Italy and LATAM countries). The successful candidate will be exposed to a diverse range of legal issues and will have the opportunity to gain experience with a variety of agreements and projects.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an encouraging, creative and above all, friendly, legal department in a company that values it employees, a work/life balance, and diversity and inclusion.

What you'll Do

  • Work with the EMEA Legal team supporting a broad variety of legal work including software licensing, procurement, professional services, intellectual property, privacy and legal research assignments.
  • Work in collaboration with legal counsel to review and draft confidentiality agreements, statements of work, procurement services agreements, RFP/RFI documentation, and related activities for the support of these and other transactions.
  • Cooperating and working closely with other legal team members in Maidenhead, Dublin, Munich, Stockholm, Bucharest and São Paulo -Brazil.
  • Collaborate and work closely with other teams in Adobe such as Legal Employment, Sales, Finance, Procurement, Marketing, Engineering, and Business Unit teams as needed to support revenue-generating transactions and address corporate policies/processes and legal issues as they arise.
  • Work on project assignments based on the training that will be provided by Adobe.

What you need to succeed

  • Be a Master 1/Master 2 student in France completing a Law degree course or a degree in legal and business studies.
  • Affinity for technology-related issues and commercial contracts.
  • Broad knowledge of legal processes and terminology, conduct basic legal research.
  • Proficient use of MS office applications; comfortable using technology in general, and easily able to learn and successfully use multiple software systems and applications.
  • Possess the ability to compose correspondence and draft legal documents in an organized manner and using clear and concise language.
  • Attention to detail; a positive, problem-solving, business-focused attitude; exercise of good judgment and the ability to prioritize substantial workload in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills whether with co-workers, vendors or customers alike, and a dedication to customer service.
  • Proficient in French and English. Ability to speak another EU language being a distinct advantage.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to adapt quickly.
  • Good sense of humour!

When you join Adobe, you can look forward to collaborating with the most genuine people in the industry, working on projects with real purpose, and having immense pride in the products we create and the customers we support. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We hire talented individuals, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, cultural background or religious beliefs. We know that when our employees feel appreciated and included, they can be more creative, innovative and successful. This is what it means to be Adobe For All. Learn more about our vision here.

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