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Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Date of Advertisement: 08 Mar 2016

Job Type: Full Time

Job Responsibilities

  • Advising on all aspects of oil sales, purchasing, and shipping legal matters

  • Reviewing drafting, and negotiation of oil contracts (Sale and purchase agreements, ISDA agreements, master sales agreements, etc)

  • Understanding of financing transactions and documentations

  • Assist in broader corporate legal strategy in support of the build-out and growth of the Singapore entity

  • Understanding of regulatory compliance


  • LL.B, Juris Doctorate or other advanced law degree, preferably from a Common Law jurisdiction

Working Experience

  • Minimum 5 years PQE and relevant experience working in the oil/commodities/shipping industry

Other Requirements

  • Experience in dealing with relevant documentation and operating procedures in relation to physical and paper oil trading.

  • Knowledge of both local and regional laws in relation to oil trading

  • Experience in handling energies/commodities trading contracts

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as it will be necessary to interact with various stakeholders

  • Self-driven, able to work autonomously and without guidance

  • Mandarin language skills are necessary, as the role with require frequent contact with Chinese counterparts