Senior Legal Counsel

Vacancy description

Wadkins Associates are currently working with a leading Trading House on their search for a Legal Counsel for their Geneva office. 

The successful candidate will become a valuable member of a well-established small team, offering legal advice and support to senior management in the trading of commodities across multiple jurisdictions. Your responsibilities will include overseeing the management of litigation and arbitration. 

Advantages of the role include: 

  • Reputation: Join a well-established and highly respected International Trading House with a proven track record of success.
  • Culture: The office places emphasis on their positive workplace culture and offers career development opportunities for their staff.
  • Exposure: The role offers the opportunity for strong technical lawyers to enhance and develop their commercial acumen and develop exposure in fast paced and ever-changing sector. 

We are seeking applications from England & Wales and/or Common Law qualified Lawyers with a minimum of 6 years PQE from an International Law Firm and/or an existing in-house role within the commodities or shipping sector. You should be able to demonstrate extensive experience on shipping and commodities matters and be confident handling contentious matters across those sectors. 

For all positions based in Switzerland, Wadkins & Associates works with our SECO licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law. 

If you believe this role may for you, please get in touch with us.