Legal Officer Intern (M/F)

  • Legal
  • Paris, France

Legal Officer Intern (M/F)

Job description

About us

Lemonway simplifies complex and regulated payment transactions for marketplaces ๐Ÿ‹

We offer a payment solution dedicated to crowdfunding platforms and B2B/B2C/C2C marketplaces across Europe.

Our SaaS solution enables over 400 platforms to collect funds within a secure and regulated framework (DSP2, Payment Agent, KYC (Know Your Customer), AML/CTF). ๐Ÿš€

The company has over 140 Lemonheroes of 21 different nationalities. ๐ŸŒŽ

We have raised โ‚ฌ35 million in Series B funding to boost our growth.

Join a fast-growing scale-up offering one of the most innovative solutions in a rapidly expanding market!

About the position

As a Legal Trainee, you will be assisting the legal team in disseminating a legal mindset across the firm, providing advisory services to the different teams and resolving various legal related issues, with a special focus on contractual aspects and, to a lesser extent, personal data protection.

The Legal Trainee job position is a real opportunity to learn to tackle new challenges within a human-scale FinTech company, subject to an ever-changing regulatory framework.


You are basically versed in legal and contractual aspects, and you will reinforce the team across diverse missions with a special focus on contractual and data protection aspects.

Notably, you will participate in :

- Negotiation and drafting of contracts for all aspects of the companyโ€™s activity: IT services and payment services agreements with our clients platforms (marketplaces, crowdfunding), suppliersโ€™ contracts, strategic partnerships agreements, data protection agreements;

- Answering to requests for proposals with the sales team;

- Drafting and updating Lemonway template agreements;

- Regular internal corporate operations;

- Providing legal training to Lemonway operational teams (including sales team);

- Management of pre-litigation and follow-up of litigation together with our law firms, and particularly for contractual litigations;

- All other subjects covered by the legal team, as necessary from time to time: corporate missions (fundraising, general meetings, supervisory board, formalities, internal PoAs, etc.), insurance policies and intellectual property follow-up, internal control reviews, building intra-company new projects involving legal/contractual aspects, etc;

- Support all Lemonheros with regards to their contractual (and other legal) questions.

Job requirements

About you

Desired Skills

  • Very good knowledge of French contractual law, and general knowledge of corporate law, IT services in Saas or equivalent services
  • Notions in banking law, payments compliance, PSD2, AML/CFT, GDPR are a plus
  • Notions in the overall Payment Institutions regulatory framework are also a plus
  • Proficiency in office automation tools: Microsoft 365, MS Teams
  • Good knowledge and appetite for the financial industry world and/or e-commerce and/or payment

Soft skills

  • You are rigorous
  • You are curious, with a great will to understand the company legal environment and the company various legal issues
  • You have good communication skills in your relations with both the internal teams and the external clients and providers
  • You are a real team player with a deep sense of collaboration but also are comfortable working autonomously
  • You are able to manage your time effectively, anticipate and prioritize your tasks to carry out your missions within the given deadlines
  • You have a strong sense of confidentiality
  • You are known for your good organizational and project management skills
  • You are fluent in French and English. Another European language (Spanish, Italian, German) is a plus!


Master 2 in Law (Business law, contractual law, banking law)

What's in for you

โ— 6 months internship with your school ๐Ÿ—ผ

โ— Swile card ๐Ÿ’ณ

โ— 50% reimbursement of Navigo or Velib passes ๐Ÿš…

โ— Multicultural team and international environment ๐ŸŒ

โ— Access to Gymlib ๐Ÿคธ