In-house Corporate Counsel 2-4 PQE, Energy and Trading Company

ETC Search
Extremely Competitive
29 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level


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 well-known energy and commodities focused business with operations spanning the US, Europe and Asia. They have enjoyed strong growth over the last five years and with a recently acquired strategic investment partner are now looking to accelerate this through further acquisitions. They are involved in the infrastructure, transport, logistics and trading of most energy products.


This role will be located in the London office of the company where over 100 people are based.

The successful candidate will cover a varied workload to include advising on the groups global M&A and corporate finance matters as part of a team of four other lawyers worldwide. 

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


Energy or commodities experience is not a prerequisite for this role.

You will likely be working in a busy M&A department of a top ranked law firm and be common Law qualified with 2-4 PQE.

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.

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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