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Summer Legal Intern

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Job Description

Legal Summer Placement (Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Larbert

At Alexander Dennis we are transforming public transport globally by designing, manufacturing, and servicing the cleanest and greenest buses for our customers.

This is an excellent opportunity for a law student to gain practical experience working within the UK’s leading bus manufacturing company and exposure to a broad range of business areas.

  • 3 to 4 week paid placement (UK Real Living Wage)
  • 37-hour working week with a half-day on a Friday

Interested and want to find out more? Check out our YouTube channel or LinkedIn!

The role

  • Spend 3-4 weeks working with our experienced legal team on a variety of legal, commercial, corporate, and compliance matters.
  • The Legal team works with all parts of the business daily and you will be able to experience the variety of issues covered by an in-house team in a global business.
  • Develop legal and wider business knowledge, as well as building your technical skills.
  • Your tasks will be dependent on the needs of the business but will generally include:
    • Supporting the legal team
    • Conducting legal research
    • Legal drafting
    • Carrying out legal administrative tasks
    • Attending meetings
  • This is a great opportunity to experience an in-house environment, make new contacts, and enhance your CV.

About you

  • This position is open to undergraduate law students (from third year onwards, or who are on the Accelerated LLB, or who have completed a Pre-Peat training contract) and students who are studying for the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice.
  • Able to travel to Larbert (car parking is available and Larbert train station is a 20-minute walk).
  • An interest in a future career in the legal profession and in the field of commercial law.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels in a professional manner.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and undertake various administrative duties.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills.

Next steps

If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in coming ‘aboard’, then we would love to hear from you. Alongside uploading your CV, please share a short cover letter detailing why you’re interested and why we should hire you!

  • Recommend a Friend is NOT applicable for this role.

We care deeply about being inclusive and we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

We would prefer that you submit your application online. If, however, you require an alternative method of applying, please give us call on +44 1324 621 672 or send an email to

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