Corporate Legal Counsel – Oil & Gas – Contract – Central London – Excellent Salary
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for a confidential conversation.
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