Legal & Compliance Manager

Legal & Compliance Manager

Axpo

London, United Kingdom

Join Axpo UK's team as Legal & Compliance Manager and be responsible for the proper management of its legal, regulatory, and ethics & compliance affairs in cooperation with Axpo Group's network.

What you will do

  • Manage all legal matters relevant to Axpo's trading and supply business in the UK and in Ireland;
  • Draft and negotiate energy trading and supply agreements (incl. electricity and gas supply contracts, power purchase agreements, and financially settled derivatives);
  • Provide assistance to other group companies with regards to English law, on a case by case basis;
  • Be the first point of contact for the local managing director and front office staff in respect of legal, regulatory and ethics, and compliance matters, including support for corporate housekeeping for Axpo UK;
  • Be responsible for regulatory compliance including FCA compliance;
  • Implement Group Ethics and Compliance policies and tailor them to the local requirements;
  • Support and strengthen the ethics and compliance culture within the business unit and provide the relevant trainings;
  • Ensure that ethics and compliance risks are appropriately managed and reported and Axpo group standards are met;
  • Report main regulatory developments to the Head of Corporate Regulatory Management.

What you bring and who you are

  • You have 5+ years of experience as a legal counsel with a UK energy corporation or a law firm, with a focus on energy law and financial regulation;
  • You are an excellent lawyer with credibility, great communication, and negotiation skills;
  • You have expertise in energy trading documentation and ideally first experience with Compliance topics;
  • You are well aware of the local Electricity and Natural Gas regulatory environment;
  • You are familiar with financial regulations for the energy sector;
  • You are a proactive team player and a self-starter.

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