This leading energy organisation is currently recruiting a senior lawyer to join its in-house Legal Team on a temporary basis. The role is FTC for 12 months and its purpose is to provide professional legal advice on a variety of in-house corporate and commercial matters, as part of the General Counsel & Company Secretary functions.

Key tasks will include:

  • Advising on corporate governance and compliance; statutory, regulatory reporting.
  • Advising on Group corporate legal matters.
  • Undertaking general Company Secretarial duties (public and private company matters), including acting as secretary to certain Board committees and/or Executive groups.
  • Providing oil & gas and corporate legal advice within the Legal Department (including in respect of asset/corporate purchases and disposals, farm-ins/outs, disputes/litigation etc.) and drafting, analysis and negotiation of relevant agreements and carrying out of legal due diligence.
  • Drafting, analysis, negotiation of contracts (including oil and gas industry contracts such as Government Contracts, JOAs, farm-in agreements, drilling contracts and other service agreements).

The team is keen to speak with senior lawyers qualified in either Scotland or England (or dual qualified), with a minimum of 4 years’ PQE who have ideally worked in an energy role within an in-house environment. General corporate and commercial experience is essential, and previous experience of commercial contracts would be beneficial however is not essential.

The position is based in Edinburgh and can be either full-time or part-time. If this position could be of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact either Frasia or Cameron for an initial and confidential discussion. (Assignment 15946)



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