Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for Legal Counsel with experience consulting on the US operations to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 

ABOUT THE TEAM

“Our ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment is definitely one of the strengths of our legal team. Other advantages include our collaborative spirit and the fact that we’re very inclusive. There’s lots of diversity in our group – we have team members from Poland, Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Hungary and the United States. Our biggest challenge is to keep up with STX’s ambitious global growth plans for the future. While this is a tough task, it’s also what makes our work as exciting as it is.” – Anita Soos, General Counsel 

ROLE OF LEGAL COUNSEL

As Legal Counsel you will support the Legal team on their various activities such as reviewing, drafting, and negotiating various types of contracts; maintaining direct contact with our traders/brokers on contracts and other commercial matters, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and (internal) regulations; and more generally be part of a growing support team in a rapidly growing business.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting our traders but also all other departments with reviewing drafting and negotiating various (international) commercial contracts
  • Providing legal advice to the business on a broad range of legal matter
  • Making sure that legal information and documentation is kept up-to-date and available in our legal database

 KEY REQUIREMENTS

  • US Law degree
  • 3 years’ plus experience as an in-house legal counsel in a commercial business environment or in a private practice
  • Proven experience with drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
  • Experience in the commodities trading industry
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • International mindset, sense of intercultural understanding, open-minded
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible with a hands-on approach
  • Fluency with both English and Spanish
  • Living in the area of New York City or open to relocation
  • Prior passing of a U.S state bar exam, preferably New York/New Jersey

 COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Company sponsored private medical health insurance
  • Base compensation range: $125,000 – $175,000. Flexible based on level and experience
  • Bonus and deferred compensation eligible
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Fringe benefits
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Professional and international working environment
  • Working in a fast-paced company
  • Strong focus on personal and professional development

 GET IN TOUCH

Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department on recruitment@stxgroup.com. Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.

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