Dentsu Legal Work Placement 2021

Dentsu international are offering two four-week full time summer work experience placements with its Legal and Compliance team, from 5 to 30 July 2021 (inclusive). During the four weeks, you will rotate through two of our teams. You will be paired with two supervisors (one per rotation).

During the placement successful applicants will learn how we draft, negotiate and review contracts; conduct legal research; and assist with clearance of material including intellectual property rights and trademark portfolio management.

You will be paid the London living wage, and we will provide you with all necessary IT equipment during your placement.

We are looking for students who are in their penultimate or final year of higher education. You do not need to be currently studying law to be eligible. You must have the right to work in the UK to apply.

Please apply by emailing by 5 April 2021 with your academic transcript, CV and a cover letter of not more than 500 words.

About dentsu international

Part of dentsu, dentsu international is made up of eight leadership brands – Carat, dentsu X, iProspect, Isobar, dentsumcgarrybowen, Merkle, MKTG and Posterscope supported by its specialist brands. Dentsu International helps clients to win, keep and grow their best customers and achieve meaningful progress for their businesses. With best-in-class services and solutions in media, CXM, and creative, dentsu international operates in over 145 markets worldwide with more than 46,500 dedicated specialists.

Working with us

Joining dentsu international is an opportunity to produce career-defining work. Along the way, you’ll team up with inspiring colleagues and encounter a richness of clients, cultures and experiences.  We offer exciting challenges, memorable experiences and opportunities to shape your future.

The Legal & Compliance team within dentsu international comprises over 100 lawyers across the world, providing advice to the business through local market and global specialist teams.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We’re proud to be different and that starts with our people. Individuality is what makes us great, we want everyone to bring their full self to work and create something amazing. That’s what we care about.

We respect people from all walks of life. We recruit, hire, train, compensate, promote and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or other characteristic protected by law.

We don’t tolerate harassment or discriminatory behaviour of any kind. We take a strong stand against prejudice and discrimination on the grounds of a person’s characteristics.

We are committed to the General Counsel Oath, which sets out to use our collective power, influence and knowledge as legal and compliance professionals to:

  • set a standard for personal and professional behaviour
  • improve access to justice
  • promote anti-racism
  • eliminate institutional bias
  • and support diversity, equity and inclusion within our teams and throughout our organizations.

You can read more about the General Counsel Oath at