In-house Legal Counsel; Global Energy Company


ETC Search is an independent boutique consultancy solely focused on the energy, trade and commodities sectors. This perspective enables us to source the most talented corporate infrastructure professionals, with a particular emphasis on legal and compliance. 


Our client is a successful global energy business with over 45,000 employees and turnover approaching £38 billion.  They are involved in all elements of the production, supply and trading of energy.


The successful candidate will have a varied workload covering physical and financial energy products.

They will be expected to work closely with traders, charterers and operators on all aspects of the supply and trading of commodity products.

This will include but is not limited to drafting and negotiation of documents, including ISDA’s, EFET’s and GTMA’s, structuring transactions, managing disputes, advising senior members of the business on “live” issues and liaising with external advisers and counsel.

An initial focus on learning about the business and some of the complex derivatives traded will quickly broaden out into a wider position for the successful candidate.


No specific industry or product knowledge is required for this role as full training will be provided. This team has a track record in successfully training and mentoring new joiners with little experience of either derivatives or the energy sector.

However, ideally you will have covered either energy project finance, corporate or commercial energy matters.

You will be Common law qualified with 2+ PQE and an ability to work autonomously whilst still being part of a global legal team of 65 lawyers.

In-house experience on a secondment or permanent basis is a plus.

For a confidential chat about this or any of our vacancies please call any of our Consultant team on 02076890545.

ETC Search Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role. Any advertisements which use PQE levels are only to be viewed as a guide to the minimum level of experience suggested. We are happy to consider all applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate appropriate skills for the vacancy.

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