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Junior Legal Counsel

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Corporate & Investment Banking

Job title

Junior Legal Counsel

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

This position is to recruit junior level lawyer with experience of banking and capital market products. Candidate will provide legal services in general banking and capital market matters and advise legal and regulatory issues in relation to Korean laws and regulations.



Key Responsibilities


  1. Providing advice and covering all legal documentation on general banking and finance matters, bilateral and syndicated lending, structured finance, and trade and receivables finance.
  2. Providing advice and covering all legal documentation on capital market matters including derivatives, repo and securities lending and borrowing transactions.
  3. Advising on regulator matters regarding finance related laws including banking law and FSCMA.
  4. Advising on general corporate commercial matters including review of vendor supply contracts and IT contracts.
  5. Liaising with external counsels and/or other worldwide legal team members within CA-CIB / CASA as and when necessary.
  6. Liaising with London / Paris Legal and Legal teams in other regions of CA-CIB / CASA to ensure best practices consistency and continuity of standards across CA-CIB.
  7. Maintaining awareness of market changes and regulation, and the potential legal impact.
  8. Reviewing legal and regulatory developments and updating business or support functions.
  9. Providing legal input in approval process of new product or activity across APAC.
  10. Participating in projects regarding automation of the production of legal documents, digitalization, e-Business and other new business initiatives and transversal projects.
  11. Providing a legal service to Credit Agricole (Asia) Securities Seoul branch with respect to any legal matters.


Position location

Geographical area

Asia, Korea



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

- Legal professional qualification (Korean, English or US license desired)

Level of minimal experience

3-5 years


- 2-5 year of experience in a bank or law firm

- Experience in capital market agreements / general banking agreements

- Knowledge of Korean laws/regulations

- Acts with integrity, works well under pressure, strong Team player, detail-oriented

- Willing to work outside his/her own fields of expertise

- Excellent written and spoken English and Korean


NATIVE Korean, Fluent English