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Legal Administrator

  • Job reference: 936014
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: neg
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Legal, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 11/06/2021

We are seeking an experienced Legal Administrator for our Oil & Gas Operator client. Candidates should ideally have a background in supporting a legal department, preferably in an oil & gas organisation. Key duties will be supporting the company secretary, updating the legal database with information, and dealing with queries. This is an ongoing PAYE contract based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities:

* Assist the Company Secretary in ensuring that all statutory books and registers of the companies are maintained, and all statutory filings completed and submitted on a timely basis in order to meet the requirements of all statutory bodies

* Assist the General Counsel and the members of the Legal Department in carrying out the day- to- day work and duties of the department

* Maintain the databases used by the Legal Department for matter management

* IS correspondent for the Legal Department continuously updated on the functions of IS tools and developments relevant for the legal profession

* Maintenance of the UK chart of companies involving all E&P, downstream, midstream and chemicals UK subsidiaries of the group (contacts, track of information)

* Co-ordination of compliance with Group policies and procedures

* Filing of permits, contracts and relevant correspondence in accordance with Group policies and procedures

Experience & Qualifications:

* Ability to act with autonomy, setting own priorities with regard to day-to-day work requirements

* First class legal administrative and organisation skills to ensure strict deadlines are met

* Extensive experience as a Legal Administrative Assistant from a law firm or in-house legal department

* Extensive experience in maintaining databases used by legal professionals for matter management

* Extensive experience in operating IS tools used by legal professionals

* Excellent written communications skills

* Recognised training in and practical experience of Company Secretarial work

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 936014.


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