Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

New York, United States


125,000 - 175,000

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Matthew Petrillo


Today, companies are constantly urged to drastically reduce their carbon footprint. By trading in a wide variety of renewable energy products, STX enables businesses to achieve this goal. In doing so, we contribute to a more transparent environmental commodities market and, therefore, a greener world. We’re looking for Legal Counsel with experience consulting on the US operations to join our business and the extremely dynamic market we operate in, and to embark on a journey with us towards a better tomorrow. 


“Our ability to adapt to an ever-changing environment is definitely one of the strengths of our legal team. Other advantages include our collaborative spirit and the fact that we’re very inclusive. There’s lots of diversity in our group – we have team members from Poland, Spain, Brazil, the Netherlands, Hungary and the United States. Our biggest challenge is to keep up with STX’s ambitious global growth plans for the future. While this is a tough task, it’s also what makes our work as exciting as it is.” – Anita Soos, General Counsel 


As Legal Counsel you will support the Legal team on their various activities such as reviewing, drafting, and negotiating various types of contracts; maintaining direct contact with our traders/brokers on contracts and other commercial matters, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and (internal) regulations; and more generally be part of a growing support team in a rapidly growing business.


  • Supporting our traders but also all other departments with reviewing drafting and negotiating various (international) commercial contracts
  • Providing legal advice to the business on a broad range of legal matter
  • Making sure that legal information and documentation is kept up-to-date and available in our legal database


  • US Law degree
  • 3 years’ plus experience as an in-house legal counsel in a commercial business environment or in a private practice
  • Proven experience with drafting and reviewing commercial contracts
  • Experience in the commodities trading industry
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • International mindset, sense of intercultural understanding, open-minded
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Flexible with a hands-on approach
  • Living in the area of New York City or open to relocation
  • Prior passing of a U.S state bar exam, preferably New York/New Jersey


Are you ready to embark on a journey with us? Please submit your application for this job by clicking on the “apply” button. For further questions, please contact the Recruitment department on Acquisition based on this vacancy is not appreciated.

Compensation and benefits

401k plan with company match

Assistance with relocation to the respective office location

Company-sponsored private medical health insurance

Competitive remuneration package

Fringe benefits

Strong focus on personal and professional development

How our recruitment process works

  • CV Review
  • Asssessment
  • Phone screening
  • Interview
  • Offer

CV Review

We check if your profile meets the job requirements;


Online assessment of 45 minutes;

Phone screening

Phone call and cultural fit check with our recruiters;


In-depth dive into your work history with a team member;


We will make you an offer, take care of your onboarding and welcome you to the STX family.

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