Russian speaking Lawyer - Geneva

Oil Trading CompanyGeneva, CH1M ago

My client is a leading Oil Trader. They are looking for a Russian speaking lawyer to work in their Geneva office.The role will include

Providing legal support to business and leading complex litigations

Driving cost efficiencies through workload management between in-house and outside counsels, optimising of legal department budget

Promoting and facilitating vision and goals of legal department within the team

In the absence of Legal Director: Supervise and handle day-to-day activities of Commercial and Corporate Legal Desks

Serve on various internal meetings and committees

Make appropriate decisions and follow up on their results.


You will have

Law degree from a Common Law jurisdiction, or a law degree supported by a Master’s Degree in International Trade Law or Maritime Law, or significant legal experience as a lawyer in trading and shipping law

Minimum 8 years of experience in a Trading & Shipping environment with a primary focus on commercial law

Corporate law knowledge will be considered an asset 

Priority will be granted to candidates coming from the oil & gas industry

Proven track record of successful leadership and managing teams