In-house Commodities / Shipping Counsel, London, 2+ PQE

ETC Search
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Extremely Competitive
12 Jun 2019
10 Jul 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time


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 commodities trading businesses in the world.  They have operations in over 100 countries world-wide and trade a wide range of different commodity products.  This role is based in their Central London office.


The successful candidate will have a varied workload covering dry shipping and commodities trading matters.

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, structuring transactions, managing disputes, 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 of 25 lawyers.

Ideally you will have covered either commodities trading matters or dry / wet shipping.

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

A solid understanding of carriage of goods by sea is advantageous.

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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