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Senior Counsel

The Edge Partnership Singapore
Posted 6 days ago Permanent S$200k - S$300k
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Matthew Chan
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Our client is a prominent multinational in the Commodity Sector. there is now a need to hire a Senior Counsel to join their dynamic and growing Legal team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review, negotiate, and draft contracts related to trading transactions, including physical and financial purchase and sale agreements, offtake agreements, marketing agreements, master agreements, Storage and transportation agreements.
  • Negotiate resolution of claims associated with trading and shipping contracts and support litigation efforts as required if the matter is escalated.
  • Provide advice and training on compliance and risk exposure under relevant laws and regulations relating to oil trading and shipping, including:  competition law, market manipulation rules, international trade, import/export rules, anti-corruption laws, corporate governance, anti-boycott and sanctioned parties and internal tax/legal policies.
  • Review, negotiate, and draft shipping-related contracts including but not limited to voyage charter parties, time charter parties, and manage disputes when they arise.
  • Provide advice and guidance to, and collaborate with, lawyers in other business units (in Singapore as well as other jurisdictions/time zones), ensuring maximum effective use of in-house legal resources.
  • Provide advice to other support functional teams such as Compliance, Finance, Contracts, Tax, Credit, and Public Affairs in the supply and trading, and shipping context.
  • International travel will occasionally be required.

Requirements:

  • Lawyer qualified to practice in Singapore or UK.  Dual qualification preferred.
  • At least 7 years of experience working for commodities or energy space (Soft commodities, Oil & Gas trading companies. Experience in shipping law (including chartering and dispute management) and/or carbon trading would be a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and decisively to client needs in a rapidly changing and fast-paced highly competitive trading environment, while always emphasizing compliance with all applicable laws and internal policies and guidelines.
  • Ability to effectively manage a high volume of complex and diverse matters concurrently, provide support and advice to multiple commercial and stakeholder teams, and manage conflicting and evolving work demands.

Please contact Matthew Chan or email your cv directly in word format to commerce@theedgepartnership.com

Please note that due to the high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We regret to inform you that your application for this position was unsuccessful if you do not hear from us in the next 5 business days.

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Job ID  JOB-12753
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