Energy/Oil & Gas Associate - Elite US Firm, Singapore

Exciting opportunity for an English law qualified associate with a solid foundation in corporate/project agreements and relevant experience working with a top tier international practice, to join the Singapore office of this elite US law firm. 

While knowledge of basic oil and gas agreements would be distinctly advantageous, the successful candidate must have the ability to work autonomously, communicate effectively and be willing to travel extensively around South East Asia as part of his/her remit (as and when able).  Creative, flexible with an entrepreneurial approach, you will have attained approximately 4-6yrs PQE in addition to possessing a superb academic pedigree. 

While associates in the Singapore office regularly work on a variety of matters with different partners, this role will see the incumbent work primarily with the firms lead Energy Partner, a highly regarded individual with a huge reputation for energy sector transactions across the Asia-Pacific region. Working closely with him, you will benefit from hands on mentoring and the opportunity to take on increased responsibility for deals / clients.

The financial package is benchmarked at the very top of current US rates (Cravath scale) while career progression is very much on the cards for those with the necessary drive & ability. 

Please send your CV and supporting information in confidence to James O'Brien at or apply via this website. 


James O'Brien has been recruiting in the legal sector for over 20yrs. Possessing significant relationships across multiple jurisdictions, he offers candidates a hands on, consultative approach, working closely with individuals to achieve their career objectives. Feel free to contact him by email in the first instance to arrange a confidential discussion.

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