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  • Job reference: RMS0175321

Legal Counsel

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/01/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (22/02/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
We are looking for a legal counsel to join our team in Aberdeen on a temporary contract basis.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will provide legal support to ConocoPhillips UK's upstream business. Responsibilities include -
* Draft, review and negotiate commercial agreements
* Provide counsel on compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements
* Represent the Company in external settings including with co-owners, administrative agencies, courts, and industry organizations

Requirements

1. Core Experience
* Significant experience in oil and gas law or regulatory law applicable to the upstream oil and gas industry, in a private law firm or in-house in an energy company

2. Minimum Qualifications
* UK qualified lawyer with law degree from an accredited university

3. Personal Characteristics
* Self-starter; strong initiative and ability to work under minimal supervision
* Excellent communication and analytical skills
* Personable and persuasive nature, ability to get things done
* Commercial acumen
* Ability to handle multiple projects and work in a team environment

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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