In-house Upstream Oil and Gas Counsel

ETC Search
Extremely Competitive
09 Aug 2018
06 Sep 2018
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level


ETC Search is an independent boutique consultancy solely focused on the energy, trade and commodities sectors. This perspective enables us to source the most talented corporate infrastructure professionals, with a particular emphasis on legal and compliance. 


Our client is a leading oil and gas exploration company focussed on premium Sub-Saharan assets. They have a large portfolio of development sites and assets in operation which they run as JV partners. Further growth through acquisition is expected over the next few years as they look to capitalise on a strong balance sheet and a proven exploration track record.


The successful candidate will focus on managing the complex JV arrangements currently running as well as assisting on a wide range of other legal work generated by the businesses other assets as part of a small team in their London office.

You will also have an involvement in farm-in / out work as well as M&A and corporate finance matters.

The company is looking to expand upon their existing business compliance programme and you will have a role both in the implementation and running of this.


The successful candidate will have worked at a top tier international law firm as part of an Energy / Upstream team or an In-house organisation focussed on oil and gas exploration and production.

You will be Common Law qualified with 2+ PQE and an ability to work autonomously whilst still being part of a global legal team.

In-house experience on a secondment or permanent basis is a significant plus for this role

For a confidential chat about this or any of our vacancies please call any of our Consultant team on 02076890545.

ETC Search Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role. Any advertisements which use PQE levels are only to be viewed as a guide to the minimum level of experience suggested. We are happy to consider all applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate appropriate skills for the vacancy.

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