Company: AMA Energy Management
Skills: Legal
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Kuwait City, Al Asimah Governate, Kuwait
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Position: Senior Company Lawyer


Location: Kuwait


An established International Oil & Gas Company is seeking to resource a Senior Company Lawyer who will be assigned to Kuwait on a permanent residential expatriate family status contract.


This is regarded as a key role within our client's Organisation.


Summary of Role


  • Provide legal advice on all aspects of the Company's activities; contribute to negotiation and drafting of agreements related to the Company's involvement in the international petroleum industry and its business affairs generally;
  • Provide advice on all aspects of international petroleum law and other legal issues relating to the Company's operations;
  • Provide general advice to Senior Management on the legal effects and practical consequences of possible or intended courses of action;
  • Preview and draft changes to legal documents, ordinances, resolutions, contract, memorandums, etc.;
  • Provide advice on draft and negotiate as necessary the full range of international petroleum agreements and other business agreements related to the Company's operations (e.g. employment agreements and IS agreements);
  • Undertake legal research and provide advice to seniors on issues to conflict of interest, international claims, etc., to avoid disputes and minimize litigation;
  • Maintain good working relationships with respective government ministries and co-ventures;
  • Represent the Company as required at relevant committee meetings;
  • If also nominated as Company Board Secretary, provide company secretarial advice;


Qualifications / Experience / Attributes:


  • Bachelor's Degree in law (or equivalent) together with a professional legal qualification (e.g. Solicitor, Barrister, Juris Doctor);
  • Minimum 15 years post-graduate experience as a lawyer, out of which a few years should have been spent in the Oil & Gas Upstream Sector;
  • Conversant with International Oil & Gas Petroleum law;
  • Experience of making representation on behalf of the Company at partner or governmental meetings;
  • Fluent written and spoken English.


Employment Terms:


The appointee with be invited to join the permanent expatriate staff residential payroll on married / single status contract. It is not possible to negotiate a rotational assignment.

Competitive salary and expatriate benefits package + generous bonus scheme and, where applicable, child education assistance.


Interviews: As soon as possible with candidate selection shortly taking place.


Please forward detailed copy of CV with current day contact telephone number by email (as an attachment in Microsoft Word Format) to AMA Energy Management Recruitment Consultancy, UK Tel No: +44 (0) 1189 465 882, Email: On receipt of your response a detailed job specification / client information will be provided. Quote Ref: AD021 - Senior Company Lawyer (Kuwait)