Legal Advisor

Posted 24 April 2022
Contact NameLachlan Nicholson

Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Legal Advisor, based in Aberdeen.

* Provides specialist advice and guidance on a range of legal issues ensuring all risks are identified, understood and managed.
* Negotiates and co-ordinates the development of a wide range of legal/commercial matters e.g. Joint Operating Agreements, Construction and Tie-In Agreements, Transportation Agreements, Product Sales Agreements, A&D activities, and Licence Applications.
* Drafts a variety of legal/contractual documents, obtaining input from multiple sources as appropriate, and ensures all documents are available on time in support of the smooth and successful progress and conclusion of the matter.
* Provides guidance on the administration ad interpretation of contracts and other legal agreements.
* Provides instruction to external legal advisors/specialists. Develops highly positive and effective working relationships with all external advisors.
* Maintains a high level of professional awareness of legal and fiscal developments affecting the industry, future trends within the industry, etc.
* Provides company secretarial support as required.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Fully qualified lawyer
* MSc in Oil & Gas Law or equivalent (Preferred)
* Previous experience of negotiating and drafting oil and gas industry contracts and agreements - either in private commercial practice or in-house
* Good level of awareness of industry-specific agreements, contractual terms, commercial developments, etc.
* Ability to gain a high level of professional and personal credibility - internally and externally
* Good knowledge of the legal and fiscal regime affecting the UK oil and gas industry

Permanent 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: PR/053284.

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