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Legal Intern / Stage Juriste Droit des Affaires (FR & EN speaker)

Back Market

Back Market

Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024
Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of 650 people, powering operations in 21 countries (and counting!).

Named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2019 and again in 2021, our mission is simple: empowering people to consume tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact . We have indeed contributed to avoid the production of more than 1,000,000 tons of CO2e worldwide since our launch in 2014.

Be part of an exciting and growing international adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

The Legal Department at a glance:This collaborative team aims to support Back Market's growth worldwide. You will join this 5-person team and report directly to one of the senior lawyers. In short, you'll be his or her right (or left) hand man, getting into the practical life of a legal expert. The Legal Department works closely with the Public Affairs, CSR, CyberSecurity, Risk & Fraud and Finance teams.

As a Legal Intern, you will help the legal team in supporting Back Market’s legal operations. This role involves conducting legal research and drafting legal memos, reviewing, negotiating and drafting contracts, monitoring political activity, building stakeholders maps, assisting in the implementation of regulations and providing legal advice to ensure all teams of Back Market are aware of the applicable laws and regulations in their field of activities. You will also help the legal team to improve and implement its legal processes and make sure all teams of Back Market are aware of them and apply them.

Your Mission (If You Accept It): 🚀

  • Perform legal research and draft legal memos
  • Ensure legal monitoring
  • Participate in the drafting and negotiation of contracts / contractual clauses with Services Providers
  • Participate in the implementation of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)
  • Contribute to set-up a reliable and up-to-date legal process documentation
  • Ensure the follow-up of pre-litigation / litigation
  • Provide legal advice to all teams of Back Market on various subjects (consumption law, advertising law, environmental law, distribution law, intellectual property law, competition law, digital law, privacy law, and compliance regulations)
  • Assist the team to structure the governance of the Group

You’re At The Right Place If: ⭐

  • You are an “EFB” student and/or have a DJCE or Master II in law, ideally in digital or e-commerce law, privacy law, distribution/consumption, or economic/competition law
  • Have a strong interest for politics and circular economy regulation building
  • Looking for a 6-month internship for a gap year or end of studies
  • English and French are no-brainers (fully professional capability). If you’re extra cool and speak more languages, bonus points for you!
  • You already have prior internship experience in a related area (in the legal department of a company and/or a law firm)
  • You are endowed with excellent communication skills and a strong capacity for analysis and synthesis

About the Internship: 📜

  • Starting date between July and September 2024 depending on your availability (FYI, we are not looking for January 2025 interns!)
  • Duration : 4 to 6 months
  • Location: Paris 18, France
  • --> You must have an internship agreement provided by your French school and authorized to proceed with the internship in France (visa, scholarship certificate).

Recruitment Process: 🚦

  • Skills fit interview with the Talent acquisition specialist (30min)
  • Home assignment/ technical test
  • Technical and Cultural fit interview with the direct manager and another person in the team (on Zoom - 45min to 1hour)


  • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!
  • An attractive salary, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), internal events, etc…
  • Be in an environment where you can make a difference: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!
  • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and in Asia!
  • We embrace work life balance which includes flexible working hours and the opportunity to work from home.
  • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Back Market is helping to address one of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change. We take this so seriously that we were awarded status as a “Société à Mission”, or company with a social mission, by the French government. We know we can’t tackle a global problem without a globally representative team so we are committed to embedding diversity, equity and inclusion principles in every aspect of our organization. But more importantly, being One Loving & Free Spirited Tribe is in our DNA as it is one of the five foundational values of our company since we got started way back in 2014. We are committed to hiring and supporting diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We know our lofty goals cannot be reached unless everyone has a seat at the table along with the resources and opportunity to grow.