Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Legal
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
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.

Located in region: Europe      


An opportunity for a Legal Advisor has arisen with our client a leading Oil and Gas Operator in Aberdeen on a permanent basis.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
- Drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of contracts relating to Companys 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 Companys Corporate office

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

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.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.

 

 

 

Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.

 

 

 

Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.

 

 

 

Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.

 

 

 

Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.

 

 

 

Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.