Senior In-house M&A / Corporate Counsel


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 one of the largest agricultural commodities supply and trading businesses in the world.  They have operations in over 60 countries world-wide and trade a wide range of different soft commodity products. It is estimated that they control over 5% of the world’s food supply.


This role will be located in the Geneva office of the company where over 200 people are based.

The successful candidate will cover the groups global M&A and corporate finance workload as part of a team of four other lawyers. 

This will include but is not limited to drafting and negotiation of documents, structuring transactions, managing disputes, advising senior members of the business and liaising with external advisers and counsel.


Commodities or energy experience is not a prerequisite for this role.

You will be Common Law qualified with 4+ PQE and an ability to work autonomously whilst still being part of a global legal team of over 40 lawyers.

Ideally you will have covered either Public or Private M&A. Additional experience in corporate finance, banking or project development matters would be a plus.

Candidates with a transactional background and an enthusiasm for the commodities sector will be considered.

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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