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Senior Legal Counsel

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Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Shanghai, CQ, CN, 200000

Company: Bunge

Bunge Brief Introduction


Founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1818, Bunge is the world’s leading agricultural and food company. We are committed to integrating the supply chain and production chain of the global agriculture and food industry to provide products and services to a large number of people around the world. Bunge's business covers agriculture, food etc. These industries are closely linked, forming an integrated industrial chain operation model, enabling Bunge to extend products and services from farmland to retail shelves. The integrated supply and production chain of Bunge can provide high-quality food to consumers in all countries and regions of the world at a more reasonable price. Bunge is committed to providing comprehensive food security solutions to countries and regions around the world through its sound global industrial chain and marketing network. Since its establishment two centuries ago, the company has continuously developed its business and has become one of the largest soybean and grain processors in the world. In 2019, Bunge ranks 247th with annual sales of $45.7 billion in the Fortune Global 500.


In 1998, Bunge set up a trade representative office in China and began to trade agricultural products with Chinese customers. In 2000, Bunge set up an international trading company in Shanghai, China to supply soybeans and other crops to the Chinese market, while also helping Chinese farmers and enterprises export corn and wheat. In 2004, in order to better serve the large number of farmers and enterprises engaged in aquaculture in China, and to better meet the needs of Chinese consumers for edible oil, Bunge began to invest in setting up soybean processing plants. In 2018, Bunge successfully acquired Loders Croklaan, continuing to maintain its leading position in the world as a specialty cooking oil. So far, Bunge China operates six factories, has nearly 1000 employees, and imports about 5 million tons of soybeans and 0.5 million tons of rapeseed each year. Since entering China, Bunge has always combined its global experience with the actual situation, committed to sustainable development, and actively contributed to the development of the local society and the well-being of the people.

Key Responsibilities: 

•    To provide daily legal support to the Bunge China business. Provide appropriate, prompt, and timely legal advice and recommend paths to the effective resolution of issues. 
•    To provide legal support to Finance related matters and review related legal documentation.
•    Manage disputes and litigations such as contract disputes, labor disputes and administrative proceedings etc., including supporting the GC to manage outside counsel.
•    Assess, manage, and prevent legal risks associated with business initiatives, new business models and the changing regulatory environment. Identify and mitigate legal risks;
•    Provide counsel on, and manage government inquiries.



  • Bachelor or Master of Law degree and China National Bar certificate.
  • Supplementary degree or LLM abroad considered an asset.
  • A minimum of 8 years Post-Qualified Experience. Preferably to have both private practice experience and In-house counsel experience. Experience and knowledge in Finance related area and Futures is a plus.
  • Strong legal and business judgment with an orientation to finding solutions.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, superior negotiation skills, and sound business judgment.
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English


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