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Senior Legal Advisor

Posted on Jul 4, 2019 by CV-Library

Aberdeen, City of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Senior Legal Advisor, based in Aberdeen.

Responsibilities will include:

Matters relating to the procurement and ongoing management of contracts with providers, suppliers and contractors (including for drilling, well services, FPSO and project activities)

Drafting, reviewing, negotiation and management of upstream oil and gas agreements and transactions, oil and gas transportation and sales, decommissioning

Drafting, reviewing, negotiation and management of acquisition and divestment agreements and transactions including asset and corporate sale and purchase agreements and farm-in/out agreements

Advise and handle claims, litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution matters

Advise on and handle legal regulatory matters including anti-bribery/FCPA, sanctions and trade restrictions/embargos

Instruct and manage external advisors

Company secretarial, corporate re-organisational matters, financing and other corporate matters

Review and advise on third party transactional documents

Legal research and analysis

General legal assistance in respect of all aspects of the company's activities and business including HSE, property and employment law matters

Assisting Assistant General Counsel, International and others in the Legal Department in all aspects of the provision of a comprehensive legal service to the company



Ability to understand, draft, review and negotiate legal / transactional /commercial documents

Ability to represent company and persuasively articulate company's positions in the face of third parties including government authorities and peer/competitor companies


French language abilities



Qualified solicitor/potentially advocate/barrister

Corporate/commercial and/or E&P/energy experience (in-house or private practice)

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 (phone number removed)

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion

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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