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 Legal Counsel/Senior Counsel  -  Sanctions/Trade Control  -  Based London or The Hague 


We are supporting a leading global energy company with their search for a bright lawyer with solid Trade Control and Sanctions experience to join the compliance and ethics arm of their respected legal team. It is a mid or a senior level role and can be based either in London or the Netherlands.

Working alongside other specialist lawyers, your role will be to: advise and guide the business on the interpretation and practical application of international Export Control and International Trade Sanctions laws and regulations (EU predominantly but also as appropriate US/other regimes); support the business in the evaluation of export compliance risks; support the establishment / maintenance of compliance strategies and the development / implementation of trade control compliance programs; stay abreast of regulatory changes and work to ensure the adoption of best practice; interface with government agencies on key export control and sanctions issues; manage outside counsel; and to provide internal training.

You should have a sharp legal mind, a proven track record of providing practical advice on trade control and sanctions matters and be comfortable advising on such issues independently.

It is a great opportunity to join a preeminent global company and play an important role in guiding the business and mitigating significant trade control risks. They develop and operate large scale projects across the globe and the role will offer plenty of challenge and cutting edge involvement in complex trade control and sanctions issues. They offer a well balance working environment, the opportunity to become deeply embedded in the business and a healthy package. We would be pleased to discuss the specifics of this with interested candidates.


To apply, please click the link below or email your CV in confidence to Alternatively, you can call Struan Hall on +44(0)20 7096 1197 for a confidential discussion. Henderson Hall, Corporate Counsel Recruitment are supporting on this search as exclusively retained consultants.


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