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Legal Advisor

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Astrakhan (Russia)
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/01/2013
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The Company:
Oil and gas company is looking for Legal Advisor:


The Role:
▪ Provide assistance and advice to the Company functions, the Business Units and Operating Companies regarding any legal aspect impacting on the life of the Company, the prevention and settlement of litigations
▪ Manage and coordinate (at headquarter/site Company level) the provisions of assistance and advice related to the prevention and settlement of disputes
▪ Assist the Business Units regarding legal issues associated with the drawing up of negotiation documents and the settlement of disputes
▪ Assist the Company in suits pertaining to its activities, in compliance with defined Company criteria and, where necessary, seeking external legal advice
▪ Research laws, investigate facts and prepare documents to support the legal activities:
- Research and analyse the sources of statutory law, final verdicts, legal articles, treaties, constitutions and codes of law, etc.
- Assist in arbitration by handling the appointed lawyers and the parties in dispute
- Assist in disputes before judicial authorities by handling relations with the Company lawyer and the parties in dispute
- Prepare legal documents
▪ Provide legal opinions relevant to any interest aspect for the Business Units and the Operating Companies
▪ Assist the relevant corporate functions in Mergering and Acquisitions activities such as drafting and negotiating share purchase agreements
▪ Manage and coordinate (at headquarter/site Company level) legal activities by guaranteeing appropriate links with the relative functions/ Business Units
▪ Manage and coordinate in compliance with Company criteria, the legal firms which defend and represent the Corporate and the Operating Companies in Italy and abroad in front of the Courts
▪ Manage all the legal activities relevant to the protection of patents and brands
▪ Manage and coordinate the Comany and its Operating Companies in the proceeding pertaining to activities in Italy and abroad, in compliance with defined Company criteria, and where necessary, seeking external legal advice
▪ Assist the Company (at Corporate/Operating Company level) in any issue related to compliance and administrative
responsibility of Companies

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Alternative dispute resolutions and mgmt of international arbitration or court proceedings
Knowledge of the alternative dispute resolutions (mediation, conciliation, arbitration) and ability to advise on the most effective way to resolve
disputes both in terms of cost and time impact.
Management of the litigations involving Compamy worldwide, whether in court or in arbitration
Civil law/common law principles Understanding and knowledge of the principles of both common and civil law systems, with
particular reference to contract law. Capability to define differences and implications related thereto
Company bodies summoning procedures Knowledge of the internal procedures and
accomplishments related to summoning of company bodies

Consortium and joint venture regulation Knowledge of legal principles, obligations,responsibility related to partnership agreements
(Joint Ventures, Consortia, Heads of Agreement, Frame Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, etc.) where

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Relevant experience&Fluent English is required.
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