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In-house Commercial Lawyer (Oil & Gas) - 2-5 PQE - Aberdeen

Corporate & Commercial Law | Permanent / Full Time
New role for mid-level commercial lawyer with leading offshore service company:
  1. Growth role
  2. Low-leverage team with lots of responsibility
  3. Competitive remuneration and excellent benefits
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In-house Legal Team
  
The company’s in-house legal team are in growth mode and advise a robust international energy business on legal matters as they pertain to offshore production.
  
Position Description
  
Due to a significant pipeline of work, the in-house legal team at this leading offshore company are seeking a commercial lawyer to join their Aberdeen team as a legal counsel.
  
This is an operational role that will see you supporting the UK Legal Counsel (also based in Aberdeen) on a range of commercial matters including (but not limited to):
  
  • Managing the legal operational and commercial aspects (including contracts and subcontracts) of the business in the UK (with a focus on offshore production)
  • Advising on tenders
  • Providing legal guidance and advice to various internal business departments
  • Assisting on domestic and international disputes
  • Briefing external counsel
  • Co-ordinating relevant training and developing best practices for staff
  
There are genuine long-term development prospects for the right candidate, with the opportunity to gain significant hands-on experience across a range of legal sector areas.
  
The company offer a range of excellent benefits, including a competitive salary package, a range of personal insurance options, a generous pension program and a 37.5 hour working week.
  
Requirements
  
This is a busy team who support a wide range of sector areas within the business. This, allied with the low-leverage nature of the team, will mean that this role will be best suited to a confident operator with a solid skillset who is keen to take their career to the next level.
  
As a minimum, you will have:
  
  • Trained at a respected law firm or in house team (provided they have a defined traineeship program)
  • Strong academics from a respected university
  • 2+ years of post-qualified practising experience, ideally with a focus on the oil & gas sector
  • The ability and desire to manage a busy workload with competing deadlines
  • A sense of humour and inquisitive mindset
  
Candidates with demonstrable experience in oil & gas law, commercial contracts or shipping law (or related disputes across these areas) will be well received.
  
Contact
  
For further information, please contact Glenn Johnston on +44 (0)7936 744 417 or forward your CV and degree transcripts to glenn@montgomeryadvisory.co.uk.
New role for mid-level commercial lawyer with leading offshore service company:
  1. Growth role
  2. Low-leverage team with lots of responsibility
  3. Competitive remuneration and excellent benefits
Apply for this job

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