Ezpada is a Swiss based privately owned company active in electricity power trading. Ezpada currently operates, either directly or through group companies in 26 countries all over continental Europe and is an important participant on every market it operates. Our only scope is pure wholesale power trading, we do not possess any production or distribution facilities nor we deliver to final customers. Our activities cover all aspects of power trading: short-term, middle term and long-term trading, either physical or financial; cross-border and time spreads, and currently we deal with several hundreds of counterparties.
We do business in Zug / Switzerland, Prague / Czech Republic, Munich / Germany, Istanbul / Turkey, Belgrade / Serbia.
Our current team consists of more than 100 experienced and talented employees from different countries with whom we actively cooperate. The Ezpada team benefits from a deep understanding of the energy sector gained through years of experience in trading and expanding the strategic network, and continually improving performance and internal processes.

Legal Counsel

How will you fit into the team?

Legal department in Ezpada assists the core business of the firm by providing qualified advice on regulatory and compliance matters; procuring necessary notifications and registrations towards public authorities and other stakeholders; and negotiating and drafting commercial contracts and other legal documentation. Legal team is one of the key players in the firm, functioning in dynamic and highly motivational environment. The Legal Counsel will work in multicultural team and report directly to Head of Legal and Compliance.

What will your success mean to Ezpada?

Our department needs a fair and loyal team player, who would bring positive attitude to the job, high performance, diligent approach, friendly manners and would strengthen our team spirit. Your value added will be in improvement of internal processes, in the quality of the outcome and all together in presentation of the entire team within the firm and externally. You will have main responsibility in drafting and negotiating Commercial Agreements, Contracts and other Legal Documents with Counterparties and Market Stakeholders (brokers, suppliers, regulators, operators, external counsels, public authorities); drafting of Intra-Group Agreements, and other Audit Documentation; review and negotiation of Supply Contracts, advising in employment/labor matters; management of Business Registration Processes, (including licensing processes, grid access, hub registration etc.); management of „Know Your Customer“ and Onboarding Process Across the firm; Management of Corporate Affairs across the Group.

What we need you to bring?

You are experienced candidate with at least 3 years of professional experience. You have background in working in a law-firm or in-house for private corporation.

  • You have university degree in law
  • You have very good command of English (both written and spoken)
  • Knowledge in financial market and energy regulation is an advantage
  • Self-motivation, self-initiative and target oriented and with attention to details
  • You have excellent communication, drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to come with solutions and creative thinking

How does Ezpadian look like?

Always on the top of things, ready to new challenges! We in Ezpada Legal team are not afraid to constantly learn, improve and come up with new ideas. We are flexible, friendly and highly motivated to overcome expectations. The team is dealing with huge variety of tasks daily, in constant communication with other departments, our remote team in Switzerland, and our counterparties, participating in numerous projects and working groups. We are team players that like to work in international and dynamic environment.

We influence outcome, we make impact!

What will you learn on the job?

You will come across multiple areas of law, including corporate, commercial, civil, and labor in various jurisdictions (Czech, German, English, Swiss, Romanian, Hungarian and many other). You will have a unique opportunity to focus on European energy and financial market regulation, and compliance issues (including market manipulation, money laundering matters etc.). Ezpada trades in power, gas, coal, oil, metals, agriculture products and many other commodity derivatives on various exchanges across Europe, United States and Singapore. You will be closely cooperating with our Risk, Scheduling and Accounting Departments – you will have the chance to see the entire process of implementation of long-term projects of international magnitude.

What will you get from Ezpada?

  • Motivating salary;
  • Working in an international environment and across countries;
  • Attractive location of the office directly in the center 5 min walk from metro line A;
  • 5 weeks’ holiday;
  • Meal vouchers in amount of CZK 100 per working day;
  • Multi Sport card with company contribution of CZK 600 per month (out of CZK 800);
  • We serve company breakfasts 3 times a week;
  • Participation on team events;
  • Participation in external workshops and conferences;
  • Company cell phone for personal use;
  • Laptop;
  • Possibility to growth within the company.

Informace o pozici

Ezpada s.r.o.
Jungmannova 745/24, Praha – Nové Město
Required education: University
Required languages: English (Advanced)
Listed in: Legal services
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Permanent
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

Ezpada s.r.o., Regina Kluchová