Company: Cammach Bryant Limited
Skills: Legal
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Our client is looking for a Legal Advisor for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen.

ROLE

To provide legal advice and support to the UKBU

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of contracts relating to Company's oil and gas operations in the UKCS
  • Providing advice on upstream oil and gas agreements, including licencing, joint operating, oil sales, farm out, proximity and crossing, asset purchases and sales and decommissioning security agreements
  • Supporting the Legal Manager, Senior Legal Advisor and Development Projects Manager / team in relation to development projects
  • Providing legal advice on compliance and petroleum licencing matters
  • Assisting the Legal Manager and Senior Legal Advisor in providing counsel to the business primarily working with Commercial, joint venture, development, asset management (both operated and non-operated) and supply chain teams at all levels
  • Interfacing with other oil and gas companies, contracting companies, regulatory authorities and external lawyers
  • Keeping updated with legal developments in all relevant areas
  • Providing support and working with all departments within the UK Business Unit and liaising with Legal, Finance and Business Development function in Company's Corporate office in London

Major Challenges

  • Managing a high volume, multi-project workload and competing deadlines Working with minimal supervision as part of a multi-discipline team

Financial Accountability and Dimensions

  • Legal support for the timely conclusion of agreements on favourable terms for the business unit

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

  • Graduate degree qualified education or equivalent
  • Professional Qualification
  • Qualified to practice as a solicitor in England, Wales or Scotland

Candidate Profile (include Skills & Experience, Attributes, Behaviours) Skills / experience:

  • Experience practicing as a lawyer, either in house or law firms
  • Solid upstream oil and gas legal experience, including UKCS experience
  • Experience in both operated and contractor focused role
  • Excellent Industry knowledge

Attributes

  • Able to prioritise and plan multiple activities
  • Must have good presence and maturity; be self-motivated with considerable drive and the ability to communicate at all levels, building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Leadership, communication and interpersonal skills are vitally important.
  • A proven team player.