Legal Counsel – Commodity Trading Jobs in Singapore

    Legal Counsel – Commodity Trading

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    • Category Commerce & Industry
    • Industry Commodities, Chemicals, Oil & Gas
    • Function Legal & Compliance
    • Consultant Cynthia Teo
    • License No 16S8060
    • Registration No R1546879
    • Job Ref No
    • Salary S$150,000 - S$250,000


    Kerry Consulting is currently working exclusively with a US headquartered commodity trading firm that trades across a wide range of products e.g. oil, coal, LNG etc. As part of their expansion plan in the Asia region, they are looking to add an additional headcount into the Singapore legal team. This is an exciting opportunity for a lawyer from private practice within the shipping litigation or international trade space to transit into a highly dynamic and fast growing organization.

    About the role

    Report to the Head of Legal for APAC, you will play an integral role in the expansion plan of the APAC region. You will partner closely with the business to help review sales and purchase agreements of commodities including but not limited to shipping matters. You will have the opportunity to be expose to reviewing and negotiating ISDA related agreements. Working together in a team, you will advise on any financing matters that the organization needs as well as any trading/shipping related disputes.


    In order to succeed in this role, you should be called to any common jurisdiction with at least 5 years of PQE. Ideally you should have worked in a commodity trading firm or private practice with a focus in shipping/international trade. Candidates with prior experience working in a fast pace environment and having involve in cross border work with both internal and external stakeholders will also have an advantage.

    To apply

    In order to apply, please submit your CV accordingly. If you have any questions, please reach out to Cynthia Teo (R1546879) at Rest assured that we treat all applications with strict confidence.