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  • Job reference: RMS0191554

Senior Legal Advisor

  • Sector: Legal
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/03/2018
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
The position will support the Legal and Executive management teams on business activities which will include:
* drafting and negotiation of key development contracts
* working with external project finance counsel in the development financing arrangements, such as senior and mezzanine debt and integrating the same with the development contracts and finance arrangements
* ensuring compliance with joint venture arrangements and any necessary amendments to dovetail the same with the development
* arrangements with local Government, such as licensing, local facilities, taxation and associated matters
* supporting business development endeavours
Given the multi-faceted nature of these business activities, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to deepen and broaden their experience of development operations, on a world scale project

 Major Challenges
* Provide legal support to complex projects, under time pressure
* Produce a high quality of legal documentation
* Ensure contracts achieve an appropriate allocation of risk and reward between the company and the contractors
* Support the monitoring of external legal costs against department budget

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Qualifications
* Bachelors degree level education
* Hold a current legal practising certificate from a relevant jurisdiction
* Membership of professional and industry bodies

Skills / experience:
* The role will require a strong understanding of oil and gas contracting and an ability to swiftly understand company's risk position and help to deliver that in contractual arrangements
* Candidates with significant relevant experience in the oil and gas industry gained at an international law firm, operator or services company
* Exposure to development and supply chain activities would be highly regarded
* M&A and project finance experience is desirable but not essential

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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