Job Title:  Legal Internship

Job Number:  23249

Country: Italy
Function: Legal & External Affairs
Level: Internship
Appointment Type: Fixed Term


British American Tobacco Italia is seeking a talented and bright intern to join its Legal department in Rome;


Job purpose and key deliverables:

  • This internship is a structured learning experience that combine theory with real-world applications, while being supported  by an experienced team of professionals.
  • This internship is in our Legal and External Affairs Team (LEX) is a great opportunity to learn and get fully involved in a multi-cultural, open environment.
  • Deliver with integrity is one of our company core values and we expect you to take this opportunity to grow your corporate experience and skillset whilst receiving a competitive internship allowance.
  • As an intern in our department, you will have the opportunity to work on strategic topics as well as operational tasks right from the beginning, and be part of a dynamic team contributing to the business results.

The work will include supporting the legal team in its day to day operations including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with general administrative matters;
  • Assisting with maintenance of documentation, spreadsheets and legal databases;
  • Report generation, document collation;
  • Assisting in-house lawyers with contract preparation, negotiation and arrangements for execution across all business areas;
  • Legal research;
  • Liaising with external counsels;
  • Assisting with various legal projects as required;
  • The review and creation of legal documents;
  • Preparing statutory and corporate filings.


The ideal candidate possesses:

  • Strong academic studies in law or in possession of a law degree;
  • Strong interpersonal and analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills;
  • Attention to details;
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of LEX documents and other information;
  • A commitment to the aims and values of BAT;
  • Proficiency in MS Office;
  • Fluency in Italian and English language.

Desirable requirements:

  • Minimum experience in Legal.



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

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