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  • Junior In-House Lawyer Riga
  • EY in Riga, , Latvia
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Junior In-House Lawyer

In this role, you will support our EY member firms primarily in Latvia, and also in Lithuania and Estonia (EY Baltic). You will work under the guidance of the Baltic General Counsel (Baltic GC) and along our EY Baltic colleagues in Service Lines and business support functions.

Your key responsibilities
• Support Baltic GC in day to day work, with the focus on EY Latvia internal legal matters.
• Assist in drafting internal regulations, policies, and procedures in alignment with the EY global policies and procedures and local legal requirements in order to ensure legal compliance with a focus on GDPR, AML, public procurement, and labour law.
• Support in providing oral and written advice to the firms’ management and employees on matters relevant for the EY operations.
• Assist in the drafting or review of the firms’ contracts with clients, vendors, employees and other third parties.
• Participate in internal projects that require legal input under the... supervision of a Baltic GC or senior professionals in EY Latvia.
• Assist in monitoring developments of legislation and notifying Baltic GC about changes, and providing recommendations and clarifications under supervision.

Skills and attributes for success
• A basic understanding of key national and EU laws and regulations that govern the business activities of EY.
• Ability to work cooperatively with different management levels and external parties in a multinational environment.

To qualify for the role you must have
• A university degree in law or to be a final year student.
• Good level of spoken and written Latvian and English.
• Basic IT literacy.

Ideally, you’ll also have
• Some experience in an in-house legal department of an international company or law firm would be beneficial.
• Basic understanding of the laws and regulations of Estonia and/or Lithuania.

What we look for

We're looking for an individual who can build effective relationships, is eager to learn, and can uphold high work ethics and integrity. This is an excellent opportunity for a last year student or recent graduate looking to kick-start their legal career in a major multinational context.

What we offer

Our promise to our people is an exceptional EY experience:
• Continuous learning & fast growth. Wide range of on- and off-the-job learning opportunities, and certification tailored to your individual career path. This includes EY Tech MBA, EY Masters in Sustainability and Business Analytics, etc.
• International experience. Working in an international environment with projects, events & initiatives, as well as a bright and energetic team.
• Comprehensive compensation and benefits. Regular salary review, additional bonuses, paid days off for your studies & development, volunteering activities, and tenure-based leave. Additional health insurance that covers various medical services, and travel insurance.
• Flexibility & wellbeing. We’ll provide the tools, support, and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, in your own way – a hybrid work model, flexible working hours, and part-time options.
• Transformative leadership. We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture. You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Salary: EUR 1600 - 2000 gross. (Specific salary will depend on candidate experience, skills and the range might vary)



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