OTC Derivatives Lawyer (Associate / VP)

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Legal / Tax / Insurance

OTC Derivatives Lawyer (Associate / VP)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Legal / Tax / Insurance


As a member of the OTC Legal team, he/she will cover the following areas:

  • Drafting and reviewing, primarily (i) OTC equity derivatives and prime brokerage transactions and (ii) finance hedging transaction and
  • Identifying and analysing legal and regulatory issues relating to the structures of such transactions and advising the Front Office accordingly

Profile required

  • Approx 2-5 years’ PQE.  Private practice experience or previous experience in another financial institution preferred
  • Derivatives (fixed income or equity) experience preferred, banking or securitization experience would also be considered
  • Commonwealth or Asian (Singaporean or Hong Kong) qualification preferred
  • Asian language skills an advantage

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 133,000 employees based in 61 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000IFC
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2022/07/18
Publication date: 2022/06/10