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senior legal counsel - bulk commodities in Singapore

stella he, randstad
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our client is a well established and reputable commodities trading firm that does energy products. They're looking for a in-house Senior Legal Counsel for their Iron Ore & Coal (Bulk) products.

about the job

  • Liaising with traders and the logistics team to advise on all aspects of physical and financial trading contracts
  • Advising on freight contracts and matters ancillary to the shipping of physical commodities
  • Advising on and managing contentious trading matters / disputes
  • Providing legal advice in relation to all standard and non-standard trading and shipping documentation including LOIs and bills of lading
  • Advising on and keeping abreast of existing and planned changes in relevant legislation
  • Advising on trade/structured finance matters relating to the commodity trading including documentary credits
  • Managing and developing relationships with external counsel where required
  • Drafting memos and guidance notes to the trading desks
  • Providing detailed research and support in respect of new trading activities

skills and experience required

  • Min. 8 years of post qualification experience (PQE) with in-house legal experience within commodities trading industry
  • Solicitors or barristers qualified in England and Wales. Dual qualification in Singapore will be a significant advantage
  • Familiarity with international trade of bulk commodities, shipping business, legal compliance
  • Attention to detail is essential and candidates will be expected to provide quick, clear, robust and pragmatic advice to trading desk which are undergoing a phase of considerable expansion.
  • Candidates should be flexible, highly motivated team players and have excellent interpersonal skills

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


commodities / trading contracts / freight contracts


bachelor's degree in law

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree