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Chevron Corporation Counsel/Senior Counsel in London, United Kingdom

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Counsel/Senior Counsel located in London, UK through October 7, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.

High level overview:

The successful candidate must be able to provide practical, efficient, and high quality legal advice to Chevron Supply and Trading’s various business teams their support functions and business management.

Responsibilities for this position may not include but are not limited to:

  • Provide advice and training on regulatory compliance matters, including EMIR, MiFID II, REMIT, and assist with any regulatory trade reporting requirements.

  • Provide advice on legal issues associated with trading on exchanges, such as ICE and CME/NYMEX.

  • Provide advice and training on compliance and risk exposure under relevant laws and regulations including competition law, market manipulation rules, international trade, import/export rules, anti-corruption laws, corporate governance, anti-boycott, sanctioned parties.

  • Negotiate and draft contracts related to energy commodity trading transactions, including physical and financial purchase and sale agreements, offtake agreements, marketing agreements, master agreements, terminal storage agreements.

  • Advise clients on legal issues relating to international commodity transactions.

  • Negotiate resolution of claims (e.g. failure to perform, shortage, off-specification product, demurrage) associated with trading contracts.

  • Provide advice to other support functions such as Compliance, Finance, Contracts, Credit, and Public Affairs in the supply and trading context.

  • Provide advice and guidance to, and collaborate with, lawyers in other Chevron business units, insuring maximum effective use of in-house legal resources.

  • Provide subject matter expertise support of other parts of the enterprise e.g. Exploration & Production, Refining.

  • Consult, in a cost effective manner, with outside counsel when necessary and appropriate.

    Required Qualifications:

  • Lawyer qualified to practice in England and Wales.

  • 5+ years PQE with experience in regulatory trade compliance and international trade..

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to respond quickly and decisively to client needs in a rapidly changing and fast paced highly competitive trading environment, while at all times emphasising compliance with all applicable laws.

  • Ability to effectively manage a high volume of complex and diverse matters, provide support and advice to multiple teams and manage conflicting and evolving work demands.

  • Capable of working in a team environment and partnering with clients, other in-house counsel, outside counsel and staff.

  • Sound understanding of corporate and legal structures and associated policies and practices.

    Relocation Options:

    Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters. International Considerations: Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Workplace Inclusion & DiversityChevron seeks to attract and develop the brightest minds to support, advance and enable best practices, innovation and evolving the energy landscape.

  • Chevron is striving to be an employer of choice and leader for an inclusive and diverse workplace where we are actively supporting the promotion of equality for all employees at all levels

  • Chevron is working to close any gender gap where it may exist; equal pay or enabling a representative and meritocratic progression to careers and reaching senior roles across the organisation

  • Chevron is focused on growing a culture where people with disabilities can excel through support in role and long-term career opportunities including workplace adjustments.

  • Chevron considers itself a learning and flexible employer and want to support everyone to bring their best self to every day

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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