LEGAL COUNSEL – DW ASSET (STRATEGY & BUSINESS)

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Nigeria

Amaiden

Description

SERVICE PURPOSE

To provide legal advice and support to the Company, in particular, the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments in order to minimise the risks inherent in the Company’s transactions.

ACCOUNTABILITIES & KEY ACTIVITIES

Defence & Promotion of Company’s interests

Undertake legal research on issues arising in the course of the Company’s operations relating to the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance, and Business Development Departments.

Prepare and review agreements with counterparties considering regulatory requirements, Company’s policies, and existing commitments with third parties.

Participate in negotiations and provide legal guidance to the Company in transactions with counterparties.

Legal Advice & Support
Analyse legal risks / impact of ongoing and potential transactions in respect of the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments and advocate appropriate mitigation measures.

Assist the Contract Engineers to adapt existing contract templates to align with evolving regulatory and administrative requirements.

Advise the Company on compliance with laws and regulations governing its activities in order to limit potential liabilities.

Dispute Resolution Management
Attend court / arbitrations and liaise with external counsel on matters involving the Company in respect of the Deepwater Asset, and as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business.

Review processes (litigation / arbitration) and collate the Company’s response in dispute resolution matters in a professional manner and appropriately advance the interest of the Company.

Discuss with external counsel on strategy to be adopted in the prosecution of claims by the Company and defence of claims against the Company.

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT
Legal Counsel located in the Deepwater Asset.

Work covers the Deepwater Asset, Security Division, Strategic Planning & Performance and Business Development Departments, and other departments and tasks as may be assigned by the Legal Manager, Deepwater Asset, Strategy & Business/ General Counsel.

Focal point for the Legal Department in negotiations with other companies.

 

Job Requirement

  • LL.B, B.L with 5 to 7 years post-call to bar experience, 3 of which must be experience in a law firm or commercial environment

To apply for this job please visit amaidenenergy.com.

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