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Senior Legal Counsel - M&A - Oil & Gas
Mergers & Acquisitions
Oil & gas
About Our Client
Regional Energy business with offices in Doha, Qatar
To provide advice, opinion and services in handling from a legal viewpoint all types of agreements with respect to joint ventures, joint ventures partners, outside suppliers, customers, agents and contractors and also, lead Counsels by providing knowledge and expertise in undertaking general or specific legal matters as specified in LCP Division Internal Policy or assigned by the Associate General Counsel, in accordance with internal Policies and applicable laws and regulations.
Lead in the drafting and/or review the preparation, of legal documents and agreements (e.g. Heads of Agreement, Memorandum of Understanding, Term Sheets, JV agreements, Memorandum and Articles of Association, Lease Agreement, Technical Services Agreements, Oil and Gas Services Contracts, Production Sharing Agreements (EPSA, DPSA, DFA), Sale and Purchase Agreements (SPA) etc.) relating to projects in the upstream and downstream areas, with the aim of protecting the firm's interests.
Lead and coordinate activities in the negotiation of the legal aspects of major agreements on behalf of the firm with foreign partners, purchasers and financiers with the aim of safeguarding the firm's interests.
Provide legal advice to the firm in relation to joint venture activities and other finance and operational project activities with the aim of safeguarding the firm's interests.
Provide advice related to the impact of national legislation on joint venture activities with the aim of safeguarding the firm's interests and ensure compliance with the law.
Lead and facilitate in drafting and/or reviewing the formation of model agreements, with the aim of safeguarding the firm's interests and ensure compliance with the law.
Draft and/or reviews sale and purchase agreements in order to safeguard the firm's interest and ensure the compliance with the law.
Provide legal advice with regard to claims and interpretation of the joint venture agreements, so as to safeguard the firm's interests and ensure compliance with the law.
Actively lead and coordinate participation in special purpose teams and committees to investigate, review and evaluate specific issues and/or negotiate specific agreements, in order to provide legal advice on specific matters addressed by such special purpose teams and committees.
Supervise and coach Counsel and Qatari Developees to ensure the optimal utilisation of resources and for the purpose of executing Qatari Developees' development plan.
Draft and/or review recommended the firm's policies, objectives and strategies in relation to joint venture agreements and provide legal advice/opinion for the firm's management consideration.
The Successful Applicant
Juris Doctorate, Bachelors of Law (LLB) or equivalent from recognized University, preferably post graduate legal studies or master degree of law.
Excellent command of spoken and written English.
At least 12 years of general legal practice areas listed in the Principal Accountabilities above, at least 7 years of which relates to Oil & Gas and/or petrochemical industry.
Experience working on M&A transactions
Must be proficient in using Microsoft Word.
What's on Offer
Competitive tax free package