London, UK

Legal Intern - Summer 2022 - CLOSING DATE 19th NOVEMBER

The Opportunity

At Featurespace, we strive to be the world’s best software company at protecting our clients and their customers from fraud attacks. We do that with personality, heart and professionalism, cultivating an innovative, fun and positive team atmosphere where everybody can contribute to solving our clients’ problems in new, innovative ways. We are always seeking to be the best at what we do and make our customers smile.

The Legal department of Featurespace is a core part of the business and is highly interconnected with all other areas. We support internal and external processes from start to finish, and we help our brilliant colleagues provide exceptional solutions to our customers.

We are looking for a kind, professional student in their penultimate year who will support the daily operations of our legal team. You will work with some of the most innovative and exciting AI and financial technology for transactions in the world, and the internship will give you invaluable knowledge to kick-start your legal career.

This internship will run for 10 weeks over summer 2022, with a start date of your choice across June/July/August and will be based in our London office full time (5 days a week). You will be paid £5,000 gross for the 10 weeks, and will be eligible for many additional benefits including fridges packed full of edible treats and drinks for lunches and snacks, free weekly takeaways at our Cambridge, London, and Atlanta offices (think pizza, Thai, pasta, Korean BBQ and much more!) and an invite to our amazing summer social!

Please note, the closing date for applications for this role is the 19th November 2021. 

Day to Day

As a Legal Intern, you will be supporting the daily tasks of the legal team, as well as the rest of the organisation.

In your role, you will be given the independence to carry out your own legal research projects. You will help the legal team with drafting and revising legal documents, and you will understand how we negotiate agreements with our customers. In addition to this, you will also be working on trademarks and patents, and assist in their process.

You will be given the support and guidance you need to thrive in your role. You will be encouraged to take ownership of everything you do, and your managers will make sure you succeed in your role and that you feel confident to make the most out of your internship.

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About you

  • You are a law student or law conversion student in your penultimate year, either undergraduate or postgraduate
  • You are keen to launch your legal career in fintech, payments or AI
  • Ideally you have some experience with financial payments and/or technology
  • You have some experience with legal drafting
  • You have demonstrated both analytical and creative skills in previous roles, internships, or extracurricular activities
  • You have shown initiative, passion and leadership outside your university/college degree


We believe that your gender, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or as an individual with a disability has nothing to do with our hiring practices. We will never discriminate against anyone’s background. If you’re good at what you do, we want you to do it at Featurespace.

Personal Qualities

The work is often challenging and fast paced. We are looking for someone who has the following qualities:

  • A kind, brilliant, and generous person who loves to learn, relishes collaborating and working with others, and is also a joy with which to work
  • Trustworthy and hardworking
  • Highly organised, and thrive in fast-paced environments
  • Keen to make an impact in a growing fintech company


And most importantly, a small-company attitude: willingness to adapt to a variable role and a great can-do attitude.

A note for applications:

For this role, the hiring team would like to encourage a fair and unbiased hiring process by asking you to please remove any details of protected characteristics from your CV and cover letter where possible. This includes: gender, age, photographs, marital status, ethnicity or race, nationality, and any others.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

We are only able to accept applications from people who are already eligible to work in the UK.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which Featurespace Ltd will process Personal Data relating to job applicants.

The Data Controller is Featurespace Ltd., 140 Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0GF.

Data refers to both Personal Data and Special Categories of Data. Your job application and the Personal Data held within it will be processed to assess your viability for the stated role. We may also process any information that you provide about your health, for the sole purpose of assessing whether any adjustments may need to be made to the recruitment process to accommodate you . If your application is unsuccessful, Featurespace will retain your Data for 24 months after the end of the recruitment process. Your Personal Data is processed in accordance with our legitimate interests of making sound recruitment decisions. You are under no obligation to provide us with your Personal Data. However without this, we cannot assess your job application. We will only process information about your health for the purpose of making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process (if applicable), in accordance with our legal obligations. You have the following rights in relation to the processing of your Data: The right to be informed about how your Data is processed. You have the right to object to the processing of your Data based on our legitimate interests as outlined above. The right of access, to your Data and supplementary information relating to our use of your Data. In certain circumstances, we reserve the right to charge you for exercising this right. The right to rectification, if your Data is inaccurate or incomplete. In certain circumstances, the right to erasure, request the deletion of, or removal of, your Data. In certain circumstances, the right to restrict processing, block any further processing of your Data. We shall respond to any request made by you without delay and in any case within a month of your request. The right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office if you believe that your data protection/privacy rights have been breached. Your application will be submitted and stored on an application database (Greenhouse). Access to your Data on Greenhouse is limited to the relevant persons for your application- our internal recruiters, the hiring manager and interviewer(s). Your CV may be printed and shown to consulted decision makers, any physical copies will be securely and confidentially destroyed after a decision has been made on your application. Your CV is transferred to a third country, outside of the EEA, when it is processed by Greenhouse. Greenhouse meet the technical and organisational data security measures outlined in the GDPR Article 32, and are SOC2 Type II certified. We do not envisage that any decision will be taken about your application using automated means.

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