Legal Counsel

Location
England, London
Salary
£75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted
03 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Ref
3302650
Contact
Neel Mehta
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Your new company
A global leader in oil & gas services, with state of the art offices in London and ownership of over 50 drilling rigs. The company provides market leading expertise the oil & gas sector, with its advanced fleet and highly regarded senior leadership team. This brilliant organisation has a respected legal function, indispensable to the rest of the company.

Your new role
A corporate energy focused position reporting directly into the General Counsel, as part of a team of three lawyers. You will work as a generalist on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, capital market deals and finance documentation, while also drafting industry specific commercial agreements such as drilling contracts. Further, you will establish yourself as a trusted business advisor, supporting on matters like company secretarial filings, governance, the company' global compliance programme and other generalist matters.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified lawyer from the UK or another common law jurisdiction, with 5+ years' PQE. You will have trained at a reputable City firm, with strong corporate background in matters like M&A, joint ventures and inter-company transactions. While energy experience is not a pre-requisite, any relevant exposure would be greatly welcomed, as would in-house exposure. You will have exceptional commercial intelligence and strong technical ability, alongside excellent communication and stakeholder management ability.

What you'll get in return
You will receive an excellent salary, target bonus, very generous pension and other benefits, with the chance to work alongside one of the industry's leading general counsels, and an experienced and proven team. You will work on complex matters that will give you the quality of work to give you the challenge you need to progress forward

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