Place: German Swiss - Switzerland
Publication Date: 12/07/2021
Ref: PC004421

Job Details

For one of our clients based in the German part of Switzerland, we are seeking to recruit a Senior Lawyer for the Legal support of physical commodities trading.

Your Mission:

  • Advising on various aspects of business activities of the Company with physical commodities (commercial physical trading, prepayments, deferred payments, reports, etc.).
  • Drafting, reviewing, and commenting on transactional documentation.
  • Negotiating transactional documents with clients and counterparties, documentation governed by English law.
  • Developing and updating template transactional documents governed by English law and drafted in the English language.
  • Customers’ legal due diligence, capacity and signing authorities checks, issuing legal opinions.
  • Preparing reports on legal risks identified in a specific deal.
  • Coordinating external legal counsels (if involved) for transactional purposes.
  • Monitoring legislative developments.

Your Profile:

  • English law qualification. Additional Russian law qualification as an advantage.
  • Experience as a lawyer in big commodity trading houses. Additional experience in law firms, banking institutions as an advantage.
  • 8 – 12 years PQE.
  • Experience in legal support of commercial trading and structured commodities finance transactions.
  • Experience in disputes resolution and dealing with problem cases in commodities (optional).
  • Fluent in English and Russian is mandatory.
  • Strong drafting skills.