Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
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.
Our client, one of the largest LNG producers in the world are looking to recruit a Legal Counsel to come work in Qatar.
To provide advice on legal aspects of the Company's activities, primarily in respect of its contractual relationships with its customers, lenders and shareholders.
To provide legal training to junior members of the Legal Department and to other departments within the organization.
1. Provide Legal advice to relevant internal departments on legal issues referred by General Counsel.
2. Draft, review and negotiate contracts on behalf of the organization's ventures, and ensure that requisite corporate governance procedures are met with respect to contractual arrangements.
3. Review and draft internal policies and regulations.
4. Provide advice and guidance on corporate governance issues, and ensure that legal advice given is consistent with the relevant company's corporate governance regime.
5. Develop standard agreements and protocols for use by the wider Legal Department.
6. Carry out such other duties as requested by the General Counsel and/or Chief Executive Officer.
o Must have a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) o Must hold a current practicing certificate in either the US or UK or other Commonwealth Jurisdiction.
At least 10 years' experience and commercial knowledge related to the oil and gas industry, preferably gained through working with multi-national companies and/or top tier international law firms.
Able to demonstrate excellent communication and drafting skills in English language. Arabic not essential but would be beneficial.
Strong negotiation skills, with extensive experience of negotiating commercial agreements.
Able to work independently with little or no supervision, with the ability to manage and prioritize workload.
Experience of managing junior lawyers, and teams of lawyers on specific transactions.
Type: Residential staff
Based: Doha, Qatar
Kintec was established in the UK in 2001 with the purpose of supplying both Contract and Permanent technical engineering personnel. Currently operating within the Oil and Gas, Chemical, Life Sciences, Power, Rail and Infrastructure industries, Kintec’s business reach is on a global scale. Over the years, we have succeeded in developing lasting relationships, with both clients and candidates, and delivered expertise and up to the minute industry knowledge with efficiency and professionalism. With business expansion and the creation of further offices in the UK, networks in the Middle East, Africa, and the US as well as movement further into Europe, Kintec’s market position has gained major strength over its 18 years in business and we have reinforced this further with sector diversification. Kintec prides itself on delivering unparalleled levels of mobilisation support, which includes the organisation of visas, travel, accommodation, local payroll, security and medical insurance. We take great care to ensure that our own employees are provided with all of the necessary in-house training to be able to deliver exceptional levels of customer service to our clients and candidates. Furthermore, we provide opportunities for further career development, as part of our organic growth model, and aim to provide a favourable working environment where our personnel are held in extremely high regard. We see our staff as paramount in terms of establishing a long lasting and successful business, facilitating the overall aim to replicate and build on our historic achievements