Legal and Regulatory Compliance Intern

Internship posted 5 months ago

Job Description

Merit Services is looking to hire enthusiastic interns for its client.


  • Gathers and analyses research data such as decisions, legal articles, codes and documents.
  • Supports the development of tailored messaging, which may include writing, editing and distributing communications.
  • Manages and monitors calendar of appointments and upcoming events.
  • Coordinates and creates meeting agendas, and obtains and prepares briefing materials.
  • Dispatches meeting invitations, books meeting rooms and arranges for resources and requirements, including travel arrangements, in support of smooth and efficient meeting facilitation.
  • Supports new committee and Board Members through orientation.
  • Ensures processes for onboarding/ offboarding of legal counsel are executed efficiently.
  • Responds to inquiries concerning corporate information, legal agreements and certain legal issues.
  • Analyzes data and information to provide insights and recommendations.
  • Handles sensitive/confidential Bank information while minimizing legal risk.
  • Adheres to instructions, internal systems, processes & procedures to deliver timely, accurate and efficient services and support.
  • Operates effectively in a high stress environment with constantly changing expectations.
  • Completes complex & diverse tasks within given rules/limits and may include handling escalations from other employees.
  • Analyzes issues and determines next steps.
  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.REQUIRED
  • Post-secondary education and accreditation from recognized legal assistant training program or relevant experience in a legal function.
  • Working knowledge of legal concepts, terminology and procedures and their applicability to the department or organization.
  • Verbal & written communication skills
  • Organization skills
  • Collaboration & team skills
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills