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Req ID:  87483
Function:  Legal
Posted:  Feb 28, 2023

Singapore, 01, SG, 238164

Legal Intern

Coty is a world leader in beauty and home to an illustrious roster of cosmetic, skincare and fragrance brands. And our company has a mission: to challenge the definition of beauty, to encourage authenticity and celebrate diversity. Because to us at Coty, beauty isn’t about conforming to somebody else’s ideal. It’s about inclusion and liberating everyone to shine in their unique way.


Coty helps millions of people around the world express your beauty, your way through our rich portfolio covering fragrance, skin care, colour cosmetics, and body care. Our brands include global icons like Gucci, Burberry, Hugo Boss, Calvin Klein, Philosophy, Max Factor, Rimmel, Bourjois, Sally Hansen, Adidas, David Beckham, etc. With more than one billion products shipped each year, the possibilities for self-expression are endless.



About the Role

At Coty, a global leader in the cosmetics industry, the Commercial & Licensing legal team advises Coty's business teams on broad range of matters, including distribution agreements, licensing agreements, commercial contract negotiations, competition law, brand protection, litigation & risk management, cosmetic advertising claims, and corporate law. The role of the Legal Assistant is to provide day-to-day support to the global legal function, amongst others by drafting and reviewing legal documents, doing legal research, writing case notes and/or legal advice, and analysing/summarising (new) laws and regulations in the SEA region and other jurisdictions in the world. 



You will work alongside the legal function in Singapore and other lawyers in the different functions around the world. During the internship you will be mentored by an experienced lawyer. At the end of your internship, you will give a presentation on a legal case or legislative development during one of the know-how sessions of the global legal team. 

  • Under the guidance of the Singapore legal function, you will assist with day-to-day matters, which will include assisting with the drafting, reviewing and negotiating of a wide range of contracts, including distribution, local retail, and travel retail agreements, talent sponsorship, promotion and marketing, influencer, music, agency, e-commerce, and licensing agreements.
  • You will also work cross-functionally (e.g. with Marketing, Sales, Regulatory Compliance, Corporate Affairs, R&D, Procurement and Finance) where you will learn how to provide legally sound advice on a variety of marketing, finance, sales, regulatory and litigation matters.




  • Undergraduates who can commit for at least 6 months for a full-time internship.
  • Currently reading law in university or any other institution of higher learning (affinity with anti-trust, privacy, corporate, consumer or intellectual property law is a plus!)
  • Skilled in the use of MS Office tools including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Self-motivated and self-starter, with a strong work ethic and a sense of confidentiality.
  • Strong desire to learn along with a strong sense of ownership.



  • You will obtain experience in providing high quality and business-oriented legal advice;
  • You will get a sense of how it is to work in a high-paced environment for a listed MNC in a multi-cultural work environment; 
  • You will gain experience in applying your academic learning in real-life work;
  • You will learn to collaborate with various business teams in different countries and identify legal risks and opportunities;
  • You will be mentored by an experienced lawyer with a Magic Circle firm background.
Country/Region:  SG
City:  Singapore