Place: Switzerland - Switzerland
Publication Date: 14/11/2023
Ref: AB007623

Job Details

For one of our clients active in trading, we are seeking to recruit a seasoned Senior in-house Legal Counsel.

Your mission :

  • Stay abreast of relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards affecting the company's trading business
  • Develop and implement compliance programs to ensure the company operates within legal boundaries
  • Monitor changes in legislation and provide timely advice to the executive team
  • Oversee the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of contracts related to trading and shipping, including supply agreements, distribution agreements, and partnership contracts
  • Ensure that contracts are aligned with legal requirements and mitigate potential risks
  • Identify and assess legal risks associated with business activities
  • Implement strategies to mitigate legal risks and protect the company's interests
  • Establish and maintain effective corporate governance practices
  • Ensure compliance with corporate governance guidelines and policies
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to achieve favorable outcomes
  • Provide proactive legal advice to support business decisions and initiatives

Your profile :

  • Law-degree holder or related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of legal experience, with a focus on commercial law and contract negotiation
  • Prior experience in the trading and shipping industry is mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements 
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to lead and manage a legal team
  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken) any other language an asset