Legal Student Assistant

Opdateret 12.01.22

Want to join one of the leading architectural firms in the world while gaining practical and commercial experience next to your studies? BIG is currently looking for a talented, motivated, and ambitious legal student assistant to support our Copenhagen Legal Team.

As Legal Student Assistant you will be responsible for assisting our Head of Legal, CPH, BCN & SZN and in-house Legal Advisor on an ad hoc basis in maintaining and developing varies contract templates, reviewing and drafting various agreements such as sub-consultant agreements, non-disclosure agreements, letter of intents etc. as well conduct legal research within primarily contract and construction law as well as assist in varies administration legal tasks. You will also assist in conducting internal training of our staff, drafting memos, etc.

BIG have many projects in various parts of the world and the job will offer a unique opportunity to learn more about contract and construction law globally.
You will be working within BIG’s Operations Department, reporting to the Head of Legal, CPH, BCN & SZN.

Primary areas of responsibility

  • Supporting on an ad-hoc basis within various legal aspects
  • Maintaining and developing varies contract templates within our contract management system
  • Preparing, reviewing, and editing various agreements
  • Checking for quality, format, accuracy, and continuity
  • Assist on potential claims handling, including claims reporting

We are seeking a person who

  • Holds a Bachelor of Law (BA.jur.) or a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Administration and Commercial Laws (HA.jur.)
  • Preferable experienced in the construction, architecture or engineering industry and is familiar with ABR89/ABR18/AB92/AB18 or consultancy contracts in general
  • Strong interest in architecture, construction, and the creative processes
  • Is organized, structured and both big-picture-savvy and detail-oriented
  • Is proactive and completes tasks with a sense of urgency, capable of multi-tasking responsibilities that often vary in scale and scope
  • Feels that no administrative task is too little or too great
  • Speaks English fluently, and is incredibly professional on the phone, in e-mails and in person; other languages are a bonus
  • Able to work 15-20 hours per week with flexibility around exams.

We work in a high-pace environment with a flat hierarchy where we are busy, but always find the capacity to support and care for each other. Our vibrant, collaborative, and engaging culture is paramount to the way we work. 

We wish to fill this position asap so do not delay with your application! If you have any questions, please contact hiring manager Head of Legal, CPH, BCN & SZN Gritt Bjørnshave Masen +45 27286814.

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Ansøgningsfrist: 31.01.2022