In-House Commercial Counsel – Global Energy Business – South East

South East England
29 Oct 2018
26 Nov 2018
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the legal team of a global business that is a market leader in the oil and gas sector.

Due to increased business and potential, our client is now seeking to recruit commercial lawyers to join its in-house team. Lawyers will work in a niche team advising all divisions in the business and report directly to the General Counsel. 

As an in-house lawyer, you can anticipate working on a variety of matters: drafting, review, negotiation and advising on various commercial agreements. M&A, JVs, dispute management, compliance, corporate and international matters. You will enjoy working on stimulating and challenging projects.


  • Eligible to work in the UK and a qualified Lawyer ideally with a top law firm background
  • 1 – 6 years PQE*
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in commercial law
  • In-house experience i.e. secondment would be advantageous
  • Upstream oil and gas, shipping/maritime, engineering sector experience (desired)

To be considered for the position, please contact William Barton at McKenzie Douglas,

If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

*We do not preclude on PQE.

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