Legal Trainee – Norway

September 2, 2022
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BNP Paribas is a leading global bank employing 190,000 across 65 countries. CIB is the investment banking division of BNP Paribas focused on providing our corporate and institutional clients with capital markets, securities services, financing, transaction banking, treasury and advisory solutions as well as M&A and strategic advisory. BNPP is a leading bank within ESG with the objective to embed Sustainable Finance in the normal course of business.

The Nordic Region is a clear strategic priority for BNP Paribas as part of its 2025 Growth Plan. The Group has made and will continue to make investments to strengthen its teams across every business line in the region. With around 900 staff across CIB, Personal Finance, Factor, Arval, Leasing Solutions, Exane BNPP, Asset Management and Cardif, BNP Paribas is the international bank with the largest footprint in the Nordics.

We are currently looking for a

Legal Trainee – Norway

About the Team

This role is as Legal Trainee within the Norwegian Legal Department, headed by the Head of Legal Norway and located on Aker Brygge in Oslo.

The Norwegian legal team provides legal advice to the various business lines within CIB in Norway. The team also assists BNP Paribas business globally with transactions and legal issues relating to the Norwegian markets. Consequently, this role will be working closely with the Nordic legal team as well as colleagues in BNP Paribas offices across the globe.

About the Job

This role will be assisting the Norwegian legal team in their daily work, including amongst other things:

  1. Regulatory Watch – keeping the team informed and aware of new/changed regulation;
  2. Assisting with review/drafting of legal documentation; and
  3. Assisting with answering of general legal questions both from local business and from the rest of the BNPP Group

About you

  • Be at least in your third year of law school;
  • Have an already established interest for financial markets/banking/corporate law;
  • Be fluent in a Scandinavian language and English; and
  • Have an open mind, take responsibility for assignments and be able and willing to work independently.

Working Hours

40%. Flexible around winter/summer holidays and exams.


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Please include information on availability, limitations in terms of length of contract (e.g. planned student exchange, long-term travel etc.

As the Bank for a changing world, we truly believe that promoting diversity makes it better.

It helps us as well to better serve our customers and communities from every background. As a global bank we want to welcome and retain all talents. Empower them to prosper in an inclusive workplace, regardless of gender identity, age, origin, beliefs or sexual orientation, and irrespective of whether or not they are living with a disability,  as each of them have their own experience and identity.

Join us and bring your full self to work!