Legal Counsel - Energy/ Trading/ Commodities 3+PQE - New York

New York, United States / Hybrid Working
Competitive with great benefits
21 Mar 2023
17 Apr 2023
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

A reputable international intermediary and trading company, trading in a wide variety of sustainable energy products and certificates, is looking for a Legal Counsel to join the business and the extremely dynamic market they operate in, and to join their journey towards a better tomorrow. The company is a leading trader and market access provider in illiquid environmental commodities and debt capital markets. They contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market, and therefore, a greener world.

This role involves:

  • Supporting traders but also all other departments with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various (international) commercial contracts. Transactions are inherently fast-moving and complex, and require strategic thinking as well as technical, commercial and contractual experience and knowledge.
  • Providing legal advice to the business on a broad range of legal matters
  • Handling claims and litigations
  • Liaising with and managing outside counsels

We are keen to hear from candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • US Law degree
  • Experience in the (physical) commodities trading industry, preferably in (bio)fuels/oils
  • 3+ years of experience as an in-house legal counsel in a commercial business environment or a law firm
  • Proven experience with drafting, reviewing, and negotiating (international) commercial contracts, Incoterms, BP Oil GT&C, Fosfa, EFET
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • International mindset, sense of intercultural understanding, open-minded
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Proactive and flexible with a hands-on approach
  • Fluent in both English and Spanish

This role offers a competitive remuneration package.

Ref: 777

For more information contact Chloe Adams on:
T: +44 203 826 1809

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