Corporate Legal Counsel – Oil & Gas – Contract – Central London – Excellent Salary

Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Posted
29 Oct 2018
Closes
26 Nov 2018
Ref
SPGTG1
Vacancy Type
Solicitors
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial, Energy
Experience Level
Mid Level

Corporate Legal Counsel – Oil & Gas – Contract – Central London – Competitive Salary

We are working for the UK’s largest onshore oil and gas fields operator. They are looking for a mid-level lawyer, with a corporate background from a top 20 firm, for a 10 month maternity cover. The role is in a small legal team, allowing you great exposure to the business and legal operations.

The role encompasses:

  • Involvement in corporate acquisitions and disposals, including assisting in drafting, reviewing and negotiating share and asset sale/purchase agreements and related documents
  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and interpreting commercial agreements relevant to the oil and gas industry
  • Dealing with company secretarial matters
  • Assisting in litigation
  • Advising on some matters alone while assisting General Counsel on dealing with larger projects and litigation

As the company are going through a reorganisation this role offers lots of meaty corporate work to get involved with. Reporting into the GC, this is a good opportunity for someone to transition out of private practice and gain experience working in-house in an interesting industry.

The ideal start date is mid-November; but this could be flexible.  The pay is competitive.

If interested, please email a copy of your CV to lucollins@mlaglobal.com for a confidential conversation.

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