Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Legal Counsel

Trainee|Hong Kong|Legal / Tax / Insurance

Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Legal Counsel

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Trainee Legal / Tax / Insurance


1. Providing assistance to the Head of Legal and Legal Counsels in daily legal and other support to the business lines and other work in support of the activities of Societe Generale in Singapore and South East Asia.
2. Scope of assistance includes without limitation report filing, archiving, legal research, drafting legal advice, providing assistance in updating guidelines/procedures, review of documents under the supervision of a Legal Counsel and selected project work
3. Any other work as assigned by the Head of Legal

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

To apply, please apply with the following information:-

·Cover letter;

  • A full resume (specifying the class of honor or GPA attained):
  • Contact details.
  • ·Availability.
  • ·Work authorization status
  • We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Profile required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law
  • Good knowledge and understanding of Singapore laws
  • Working experience is a merit, but not mandatory


  • Please select 6 skills from the leadership model
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Courage: I express my convictions and make decisions with courage and respect.
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

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 148,000 employees based in 76 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.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website

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: 230001LN
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2023/02/17
Publication date: 2023/01/19