Legal Counsel - Commercial Contracts (Energy Industry)
The successful candidate will provide legal advice and guidance to the subsidiary and affiliate companies of our client based largely throughout Europe, to engender a culture of partnership between the legal team and the businesses, whereby the legal team is commercially focused and is regarded as a trusted adviser, providing pragmatic and commercially astute solutions to enable business plans and to develop a culture where risk is understood and balanced with reward rather than avoided.
- Providing responsive, pragmatic, commercially astute legal advice and assistance to members of the management team, and their reports cascading down.
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiation of contracts for the Group's offices and subsidiary companies world-wide.
- Providing advice on various legal issues, especially those related to contracts.
- Advising on and implementing risk-management policy.
- Supporting and enforcing corporate policies.
- Assisting internal clients in avoiding undesirable legal consequences.
- UK qualified solicitor
- Proven commercial law experience ideally with in-house experience in a similar business environment (oil & gas or marine ideal.)
- Good working knowledge of contract law essential with experience in employment, competition, intellectual property and general commercial law also desirable.
- Extensive negotiating experience.
- Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
- Ability to work in a team environment.
- Self-motivated and self-disciplined.
- To work under pressure and to be client focused.
- Superior analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent time-management and organization skills.
- Flexible, adaptive, and innovative.
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