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Legal Advisor

  • Job reference: 925050
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Legal, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 23/04/2019

We are seeking an experienced Legal Advisor for our Oil & Gas service company client based in Westhill.
Ideally you will be:
A qualified Solicitor with LLB and Post Graduate Diploma
Previous experience of legal support within an oil & gas service company.

Main Duties:
Providing legal support related to the operation of large value contracts including developing, drafting and reviewing legal documentation in support of procurement activities
Responsible for developing, maintaining and negotiating up to date standard terms and conditions and contractual templates for a wide range of commercial agreements, including Global MSA, Distributions Agreement, NDA's and Licence Agreements
Providing legal advice and support to the business including employment law related matters, corporate legal support, and other ad hoc legal issues
Engagement with contractors, partners, relevant authorities, industry bodies and external counsel as required
Representing company in various external meetings as required.
Managing all corporate legal requirements and setting up new international entities
Ensuring compliance with UK and international trade regulations and restrictions, Anti-corruption and anti-trust compliance
To demonstrate commitment to the quality of service, including quality of records produced, aiming at meeting and exceeding customer expectations;
To demonstrate personal commitment to protection of Health, Safety and the Environment;
To follow company QHSE Policy, relevant operational procedures, HSE procedures and risk assessments;
To communicate and report on any perceived non-conformances or faults in the service provided or in the company's Quality or HSE Management Systems.

Qualifications & Experience:
Law degree, at honours level (or equivalent)
Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
Fully qualified and eligible to practice law in Scotland and/or England and thorough understanding of UK law and practices.
Relevant PQE experience in Contract Law, Employment Law, Corporate/Commercial Law and Oil and Gas Services
In-house experience, whether from a number of secondments or current in-house position would be preferable
Dealings with and experience in International Trade Law, Intellectual Property Law and Oil and Gas Law (UKCS)

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 925050.


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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.

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