Legal Intern


Legal Intern

Petaling Jaya – Malaysia

About us

We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.​

Together, we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all.​

Our inclusive culture is the key to our success. We collaborate with our internal community of colleagues, alumni, and our valued external partners to support each other and achieve our goals. We aim to raise the bar high. We look for people who are committed to innovation and success and act with integrity to become and be a part of one of the most diverse group of experts in our industry, anywhere around the globe.

Global in outlook, local in practice – and with a united, shared passion for discovering solutions, we hire talented, driven people and support them to succeed, personally and professionally.


Job Summary

The successful candidate will join the Kuala Lumpur Legal Support Center (LSC) and, under the supervision of a Team Manager, will assist with the provision of legal assistance and advice in support of operations in SLB’s Asia and Middle East markets relevant to a global technology company with customers in the energy industry.  The successful candidate will have a scope of work within customer contracts, supplier contacts, corporate entity management, or general legal and compliance matters. This is typically a 6-month training position that can mature into a position as a full time employee.



The role is based in Kuala Lumpur (Petaling Jaya), Malaysia. 


Essential Responsibilities & Duties:

The LSC scope of work covers contract review and drafting (both customer and supplier contracts), management of our legal entities and branches in countries in which SLB operates, as well as general legal support, including implementation of SLB’s ethics and compliance program, legal knowledge management, and disputes and litigation. Initial duties would include support for the day-to-day legal and administrative tasks assigned by LSC Team Managers for one of these areas.  The scope would be expected to expand to also include some or all of the following:

  • Contract review, drafting, and negotiation from the contract request to signature on a timely basis, including obtaining contract approvals and managing contract-related records in SLB contracts databases;
  • Defining and managing contract risk profiles
  • Generating contract reports and summaries as needed, and actively participating in post-award contract management, including drafting of amendments and managing contract expiry or cancellation;
  • Creation and management of corporate entity documents, including board resolutions and meeting minutes, powers of attorney, and director and officer appointments; and
  • Provision of training to internal stakeholders about contract, legal, and compliance standards and requirements.

The successful candidate would also:

  • participate in Legal Department training and development initiatives and complete all assigned trainings;
  • become familiar with and use Legal Department systems and tools and contribute to the legal knowledge management systems used by SLB; and
  • support implementation of workflows, processes, procedures, practices, guidelines, playbooks and templates.


Experience and Key Competencies:

  • Degree in law or experience as a corporate administrator
  • Must be fluent in English
  • An academic/professional level of Arabic, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mandarin, Russian, Thai, Or Vietnamese is a plus.
  • Sense of customer service, responsiveness, continuous improvement, and professionalism.
  • Ability to proactively organize a heavy workload and demonstrate excellent analytical and organisational abilities.
  • Good interpersonal skills, attention to detail, adaptability and a practical approach to problem-solving.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with, as well as support, effective partnerships with management, peers, and internal stakeholders.
  • Cultural sensitivity, ability to compromise and demonstrate diplomacy, ability to listen and adapt, and ability to work within a team.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office packages, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications.



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