In-house Trade / Project Finance 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 leading energy finance banks in London where they help to fund all elements of commerce and international trade.  They are most focused on project and trade finance.


The successful candidate will have a varied workload covering trade finance, structured transactions and associated regulatory matters.

This will include but is not limited to drafting and negotiation of lending documents, letters of credit, structuring transactions, factoring, insurance issues, advising senior members of the business on “live” issues and liaising with external advisers and counsel.


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

Ideally you will have covered either trade finance or project finance. Candidates with some experience of both will be at an advantage.

Candidates with a more transactional energy background and an enthusiasm for the energy and commodities sectors 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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