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Legal Advisor

  • Job reference: 924831
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Legal, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 11/04/2019

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

Responsibilities will include:
Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of contracts relating to Company's oil and gas operations in the UKCS
Providing advice on upstream oil and gas agreements, including licencing, joint operating, oil sales, farm out, proximity and crossing, asset purchases and sales and decommissioning security agreements
Supporting the Legal Manager, Senior Legal Advisor and Development Projects Manager / team in relation to development projects
Providing legal advice on compliance and petroleum licensing matters
Assisting the Legal Manager and Senior Legal Advisor in providing counsel to the business primarily working with Commercial, joint venture, development, asset management (both operated and non-operated) and supply chain teams at all levels
Interfacing with other oil and gas companies, contracting companies, regulatory authorities and external lawyers
Keeping updated with legal developments in all relevant areas

Qualifications
Graduate degree qualified education or equivalent
Professional Qualification

Skills / Experience:
Experience practising as a lawyer, either in house or law firms
Solid upstream oil and gas legal experience, including UKCS experience
Experience in both operated and contractor focused role
Excellent Industry knowledge

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 924831


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.