Legal Intern | Schlumberger

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Legal Intern

Houston - United States

About us

Schlumberger is a technology company that partners with customers to access energy. Our people, representing over 160 nationalities, are providing leading digital solutions and deploying innovative technologies to enable performance and sustainability for the global energy industry. With expertise in more than 120 countries, we collaborate to create technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all.

What you will be doing

  • Ensures and promotes compliance with Schlumberger policies, standards, procedures, and contractual obligations.
  • Reviews and assesses the liabilities present in our Customer Contracts, Subcontracts or Supplier Contracts and assists to negotiate T&C.
  • Collaborates with the Legal Department, Finance Department (including Tax), HSE, Sourcing & Procurement, Operations (or any other department/function) as appropriate, to ensure contractual and commercial risks and exposures are clearly identified, analyzed and properly addressed in contractual provisions.
  • Generates contracts reports on a regular and ad-hoc basis to properly monitor active and expiring contracts, escalation opportunities, contract owner assignment, other data, as the case may be.
  • Manages and administers contract-related records in the relevant contracts databases; maintains Contracts files; accountable for contract database data integrity in the GeoUnit.
  • Ensures that Schlumberger Customer Contracts, Subcontracts and Supplier Contracts for products and/or services signed in the GeoUnit comply with best practices and Schlumberger contracting guidelines.
  • Manages informal contract claims or disputes with the support of the Legal Department whenever necessary.
  • Collaborates with the Legal Department in the performance of Operations Assurance Reviews when requested.
  • Participates in assigned Contracts Function strategic initiatives.
  • Conducts periodic contractual audits to measure the level of contractual compliance at the location/product line/category as well as identifies areas of improvement.
  • Along with the Contract Owner, facilitates Post Award Contract Reviews including follow up of action items of Remedial Work Plans, and contract closure process.
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Participates in tenders analysis and provides support to the Legal Department to organize internal strategy

About You

  • Legal right to work in the United States
  • Must be pursuing a Degree in Law
  • Good interpersonal communication skills and excellent English

Why Work for us

  • Supportive team environment
  • Unlimited opportunities to learn and develop 
  • Competitive pay

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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