About Morgan Stanley   

Since our founding in 1935, Morgan Stanley has consistently delivered first-class business in a first-class way. Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 42 countries.

Legal and Compliance Internship Program  

The program has been designed to develop highly motivated professionals by providing a stimulating and supportive environment to understand the business and achieve maximum potential. On joining, you will go through a training program that covers policies and procedures of Legal and Compliance division. During the internship, there will be senior manager presentations and professional skills workshops to provide you with a well-rounded experience.  

Responsibilities of the Intern:

  • Legal Field Services is a group consisting of 2 attorneys and eight paralegals based in New York.
  • Field Services is a part of Branch Advisory Legal, which in turn is a group within the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley.
  • The offshore Legal and Compliance Department in Mumbai is a department of the Legal and Compliance Division and provides support services to the Legal and Compliance Division.
  • This role will form part of the offshore Legal and Compliance Department in Mumbai and Legal Field Services
  • Review and outlining of the powers of the agent under the power of attorney and general legal matters that relate to powers of attorney applied to client accounts;
  • Address branch inquiries, Conducting legal research, etc.
  • Draft a summary of the powers granted to the agent under a power of attorney and Advise branch personnel on relevant power of the agent under the power of attorney and the law applicable to the powers of attorney 


  • Team player who can successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Ability to think independently, form opinions, and make decisions
  • Ability to anticipate ahead of time and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Pragmatic and analytical problem-solving skills – candidate needs to consistently apply sound judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of organization under pressure
  • Successfully meet established deadline requirements – display efficient time management skills
  • Possess the ability to research and resolve issues independently
  • Ability to identify and recommend process efficiencies
  • Attention to detail
  • Monday to Friday from:
    • EDT (March to November) – 12 PM – 9 PM IST
    • EST (November to March) – 1 PM – 10 PM IST
  • Flexibility on standard working hours for time-sensitive matters (including India Public Holidays) is expected
  • Periodic calls with the US manager and team members

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