Legal Counsel (Energy, Regulatory)

Our client is a leading energy trading company with a strong footprint across Europe. They specialize in natural gas and power, serving as a key player in creating competitive supply setups for their partners, optimizing power generation assets, managing LNG portfolios, and conducting international trading activities. With a focus on innovation and sustainability, they adeptly handle complex regulatory requirements to ensure compliance while fostering growth and efficiency.

They are seeking a highly talented Legal Counsel with expertise in regulatory affairs, to join their growing and dynamic team in Budapest. The successful candidate will be responsible for navigating a complex regulatory landscapes, ensuring compliance with relevant trading regulations such as MiFID II, EMIR, and REMIT. This role will play a crucial part in safeguarding their operations, mitigating risks, and supporting strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and interpret regulatory developments related to energy trading and financial instruments, including but not limited to MiFID II, EMIR, and REMIT.
  • Provide legal advice and guidance on regulatory matters affecting trading activities, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to assess the impact of regulatory changes on trading strategies and operations.
  • Conduct reviews of trading agreements and documentation for compliance.
  • Interface with regulatory authorities and external legal counsel.
  • Assist in negotiating and structuring transactions involving financial instruments.

Qualifications:

  • Law degree
  • Ideally 3+ years of professional experience, with a focus on regulatory affairs in energy trading
  • Knowledge of trading regulatory frameworks, including MiFID II, EMIR, and REMIT.
  • Familiarity with financial instruments and derivatives trading preferred.
  • Fluent English language skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, managing multiple priorities effectively.

If you are a driven legal professional eager for a fresh challenge and motivated to contribute to our client’s success in the energy trading sector while advancing your career in regulatory affairs, we encourage you to get in touch. Please forward your CV directly to Dorottya at; dorottya.eros@metisgr.com

To apply for this job email your details to keren.shoch@metisgr.com.

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