Legal Counsel

Subsea 7

Vacancy information


These shall include but not be limited to the following;
• Review and qualify general and special conditions contained within client invitations to tender for subsea engineering, procurement, construction, and installation contracts;
• Identify and advise tender teams on steps to mitigate potential contractual and commercial risks;
• Present contractual risk summary to the key stakeholders; 
• Attend meetings with prospective clients and major suppliers to negotiate and arrive at acceptable terms and conditions;
• Review and negotiate confidentiality agreements; parent company guarantees and subcontracts;
• Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating terms and conditions of general commercial, frame and service   contracts
• Providing guidance to contracts, supply chain and project personnel on contractual wording/risk mitigation and advising on contractual interpretation;
• Review qualifications and subcontract mechanism for invoicing, change orders, payment and unit rates;
• Handling corporate governance and compliance matters, including competition, UK Bribery Act and  US FCPA matters;
• Handling and managing dispute resolutions, including mediation, arbitration, and litigation matters, and liaising with external counsel;
• Advising and making recommendations to management team on legal, commercial, and strategic issues;
• Providing company secretarial support for legal entities, including closing of entities and branch offices.

Key Qualification and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in law and called to the Malaysian Bar or other Commonwealth jurisdiction;
• Minimum 10 years of PQE, preferably with both private practice and in-house experience;
• At least 5 years’ experience of offshore/subsea oil and gas contracting, either gained in-house or in reputable law firm;
• Strong commercial acumen, with a solutions-orientated approach, and excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
• Proficient in setting priorities and managing expectations with respect to deliverables and deadlines.
• Self-initiated and able to work independently and with minimum supervision.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll be rewarded with:
• Great exposure in oil and gas industry
• Long term career opportunity
• Global mobility opportunities if relevant
• Diverse and international team if relevant
• Training and development
• Flexible working arrangement
• Work life balance

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