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Senior Legal Advisor

  • Job reference: 932673
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Legal, Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 09/01/2021

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

Responsibilities will include:
Monitoring changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment and taking appropriate action
Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as external law firms
Providing legal advice in relation to all aspects of the Company Business.
Advising on regulatory compliance issues, in particular in relation to production licences under the Petroleum Act and also in relation to matters involving OGA, BEIS and HSE. Experience of working with these regulators and understanding their powers and obligations is essential.
Drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements relating company's operated and non-operated assets; including SPAs, JOAs, Transportation Agreements, Product Sales etc.
Providing support to company's business development activities; in due diligence and other elements of corporate transactions
Liaison with and support to Supply Chain in relation to procurement for production operations and capital projects.
Assisting with the establishment, liquidation and management of subsidiaries, and advising on subsidiary governance

Qualified solicitor
Significant post qualification experience in a similar role (private practice or in-house) required in order to demonstrate (1) the ability to operate with a degree of independence; and (2) the ability to handle a busy and extremely diverse workload.

Demonstrate sound experience in all aspects of upstream activities including negotiation and drafting of UKCS oil and gas agreements.
Working knowledge of industry standard agreements and practices.
A strong understanding of upstream E&P activity where practical experience must be demonstrated.
Comprehensive understanding of the key strategic drivers relevant to upstream operations and the risks that require to be mitigated against

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 932673

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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.