SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL, OIL & GAS, ABU DHABI

Location
United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Sep 2018
Closes
29 Sep 2018
Ref
MA/998372
Contact
Mark Anderson
Job Title
In House Counsel
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL, OIL & GAS, ABU DHABI

CLIENT: We are representing a key company in Abu Dhabi with a specific recruitment need. Covering predominantly oil and gas, they are looking for a new Senior Legal Counsel to join their small legal team. The quality of work is world class.

ROLE: You will take a lead on mainly corporate related work and contracts, but also be expected to support on general commercial and corporate matters, as well as employment, compliance and company secretarial. They have strong growth and a huge amount of work to keep you busy. You will need to be confident enough to run large international deals on your own internally, but with outside counsel support.

CANDIDATE: Ideal candidates will meet the criteria of:

- Preferably a projects or ideally M&A background

- Common law qualified

- Roughly 5-12 PQE level of experience

- It is essential that you have run large scale projects and deals in a top tier law firm

- Preference for those with NOC and IOC exposure

- Strong preference for lawyers already based in the UAE or at least the GCC

REF: MA/998372

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