legal counsel - commodity trading in Singapore

stella he, randstad
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about the company
Our client is a Listed Chinese MNC Commodities Trading firm and due to the needs of the business, they're looking for a new headcount for Legal Counsel.

about the job

  • Responsible for the legal affairs, legal services and compliance issues of the Company
  • Formulating and perfecting the rules and regulations of the Company;
  • Advised on physical and financial trading matters, shipping and other logistics, trade finance, day-to-day operational issues and disputes, and related regulatory matters;
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, in particular, commodity sale and purchase agreements, off-take agreements, charterparties, warehousing and freight forwarding agreements, brokerage agreements and ISDAs.
  • Worked with local and colleagues from China, including the Group Legal function, trading and operations teams, as well as the other functional teams such as Tax, Treasury, Compliance, Governance and Risk, Finance and Insurance.
  • Providing legal services for investment projects, including legal due diligence and negotiations;
  • Handling the settlement of any actual or potential dispute, either by reconciliation, litigation or arbitration to protect the legitimate rights and interests of the Company;
  • Developing and implementing compliance procedures, and handling legal compliance issues;
  • Organizing and training the employees of the Company on common legal knowledge;

skills and experience required

  • Minimally 5-7 post qualification experience (PQE) in large-scale international trade enterprises or reputable law firms
  • Legal professional qualification in Singapore
  • Able to work independantly and as a team
  • Familiarity with international trade of bulk commodities, shipping business, legal compliance etc.
  • This role require proficiency in English and Chinese/Mandarin both Spoken & Written (as you will be liaising with China-based customers/clients who are only able to communicate in Chinese/Mandarin)

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Stella He at 65103630.
(EA: 94C3609/ R1987043)


Legal Counsel; commodity trading; trading; marketing


bachelor's degree in law

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree