Legal Counsel - SEGL- Shanghai - 20190917001 - Legal / Taxation / Compliance Shanghai - China

Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China
Competitive salary
Main Responsibilities /Accountabilities /Tasks
  • Providing legal support and assisting the Head of Legal and the China Legal Team in managing the GBIS business in China, particularly in relation to global markets related legal work.
  • Legal work on regulatory related matters and projects, including without limitation e-trading platform, central clearing rules, data protection and the implementation of cybersecurity laws and regulations, cross-border marketing matrix, and the local implementation of applicable global and European regulatory requirements.
  • Work on matters including the following:
    • Providing legal advice and guidance on existing and new products and activities;
    • Developing, reviewing and updating template documents for business needs;
    • Providing regular training to business lines and the relevant support functions;
    • Maintaining panel law firm relationships, controlling legal costs and monitoring the performance of panel firms;
    • Working with the Head of Legal to develop and implement legal policies, guidelines and procedures, and to maintain permanent supervision within legal department;
    • Advising colleagues working at foreign offices or other functions in relation to PRC law and cross-border related transactions;
    • Managing debt collection litigation matters with the involvement of external counsel and assisting the Recovery Function in handling such cases;
    • Participating in meetings and committees as instructed by the Head of Legal; and
    • Other work assigned from time to time by the Head of Legal.

    All our positions are open to people with disabilities


    Academic Background (degree and major)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Law.

    Working Experience /Technical Skills & Knowhow

    • Legally qualified in the PRC with approximately 5 years' experience in major banks as legal counsel or in reputable law firms (corporate or banking teams).

    Skills & Competencies

    • Good communication and interpersonal skills, integrity, ability to work independently and strong team spirit.
    Language Skills

    • Fluent in English and Mandarin. Ability to draft legal documentation in both Chinese and English.

    Computer Skill

    • Microsoft applications.


    Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.

    Job code: 19000PNC

    Business unit: Societe Generale China Limited

    Starting date: 17/11/2019

    Date of publication: 17/09/2019


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