ACT Commodities is a global leader in trading environmental commodities. Founded in 2009 as one of the first companies to pursue this market, it is one of the largest specialized trading firms in the fields of carbon emissions, biofuels and renewable energy on a global scale. ACT is also active in the oil and petroleum markets. ACT Commodities operates from Amsterdam, New York and Shanghai and is rapidly expanding in Europe and globally.
To strengthen the legal department in Amsterdam we are looking for candidates for the position of
Legal Counsel
in a dynamic international trading environment
Together with the general counsel you will be responsible for a wide variety of legal work for the entire company. As an independent self-starting professional, you will provide high quality advisory support on a proactive basis closely to the business on contractual, governance and general corporate matters. Litigation, insurance and labour law will also be part of your responsibilities. As a modern legal professional you will act risk-oriented and you will travel regularly.


  • a lawyer with 4 to 8 years international experience in private practice and/or as inhouse counsel, preferably in (financial) trading
  • excellent knowledge of corporate and commercial law related to trading and financial markets
  • an ambitious, pro-active, fast-paced and responsible professional with commercial sense
  • fluent in English and in Dutch, preferably added with another European language


  • a responsible legal inhouse position in a fast growing organisation of financial markets and commodity trading
  • being part of an ambitious international team of dynamic young professionals
  • a chance to add to the legal profession within a fast developing and globally growing company
  • innovative environment where personal and professional development is key

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