Legal & Compliance

Legal Counsel (Oil & Gas Sector)

Job details

Location: Dubai
Salary: Competitive Salary
Job Type: Permanent
Reference: 933936
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

Charterhouse is working with a global company in the Oil & Gas exploration sector, who are looking to hire a Lawyer with at least 4 - 7 years’ experience to join its Dubai based legal team. The business is looking for an individual with experience of Oil & Gas sector commercial contract review, negotiation and drafting to work in a fast paced environment. 

About the role

The role will involve an interesting broad reaching Legal Counsel position, working closely with the business and Senior Lawyers in relation to the legal aspects of the company’s operations in the Middle East region and elsewhere internationally. This is a mixed remit covering legal matters, relating to commercial, shipping and supply as well as dealing with technology agreements. This role will cover day to day commercial contracts, managing external counsel and liaising with human resources on employment matters, as required.

About you
The successful candidate should be a qualified Lawyer with c.4 – 7 years' experience relating to commercial, contracts and human resources legal work. You should also have experience of drafting, reviewing, negotiating and managing high value agreements, ideally within the Oil & Gas sector. This would be a good move for a Lawyer already working in-house or looking to make their first move from private practice to an in-house position.

There is a preference for individuals already based in the UAE, with regional experience. Due to the nature of this role, Arabic language skills are not required. A competitive tax free salary and benefits are on offer.

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