Castleton Commodities International LLC

  • Senior Counsel (In-House Attorney)

    Job Locations UK-London
    Legal & Compliance
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Castleton Commodities International ( is hiring an In-House attorney in London to support a wide range of CCI’s commercial activities with a focus on energy trading, M&A and structured finance transactions.  The ideal candidate will have in-house experience supporting commodity trading and/or infrastructure activities.  This is an excellent opportunity to join a best in class global commodity merchant and legal team and gain exposure to all areas of the commodities industry.


    Trading Advisory:

    • Serve as a key advisor to commercial teams on trading agreements on deal structures and commercial advisory issues. Negotiate and draft a variety of contracts related to transactions in the physical and financial commodities markets (purchase and sale agreements, derivative agreements, netting agreements, etc.)
    • Collaborate with the trading, credit, risk, operations, tax, and compliance teams on a broad spectrum of matters impacting business operations.

    M&A/Structured Finance:

    Act as legal advisor on acquisition of assets, JV’s, and other M&A activity and the integration of those assets into the CCI portfolio. In addition, this role will be focused on structured finance activities.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Structuring, negotiating, and drafting relevant agreements
    • Liaising with external counsel.
    • Coordinating issues across the various internal departments.
    • Managing corporate financing arrangements, including account receivable purchase programs and repurchase agreements.


    • Significant experience working in-house supporting a commodity trading business 
    • Qualification to practice in UK
    • Experience with Commodities trading is a must.  Prior experience within the Energy industry is a plus
    • Excellent negotiation, drafting and communication skills
    • Must be strategic thinker capable of competently and comfortably advising creative business development team and interacting with senior management



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