Senior Corporate Paralegal


Job Title: Senior Corporate Paralegal

To: Director
of Legal


Location:  Houston, TX

Diversity and inclusion are more than
words for us. Everyone is welcome—as an inclusive workplace, our people
are comfortable bringing their authentic whole selves to work. We
continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and
celebrates the diverse voices of our people. It fuels our innovation and
connects us closer to our customers and the communities we operate in.


  • Under supervision from Director of
    Legal, assist with maintenance and administration of all subsidiaries
    of the Company (domestic and international) including resolutions,
    powers of attorney, certificates of secretary, certificates of
    incumbency, review and index minutes of company, subsidiary board
    meetings, annual meetings and registration of branches. 
  • Assist with board and committee
    minutes of parent company and assist with parent company proxies,
    annual meetings and other associated duties.
  • Responsible for maintaining
    corporate registrations and agents.
  • Maintain and update confidential
    legal filing system with ability to quickly retrieve information from
    files when needed. 
  • Assist company personnel with
    information or other data from legal department and assist auditors,
    outside counsel and others as required with information from corporate
    and legal files and minute books.
  • Discretely handle confidential
    information and maintain complete confidentiality at all times.
  • Act as a liaison with other departments, including senior management team, department heads, facility directors, and other corporate staff, to provide legal documents and agreements and to obtain from/furnish to government agencies information, data and forms.
  • Acts as liaison with outside counsel, agencies, political entities, including outside the United States.
  • Review outside counsel invoices and
    process internally for payment.
  • Originate correspondence in
    connection with assigned work and with other matters as requested.
  • Transactional, Project and Public
    Reporting Support – provide transactional and specified project
    support including due diligence, closings, drafting ancillary
    corporate documents for review by counsel, etc. 
  • Assist litigation efforts if necessary,
    including discovery, index and organize litigation documents for
    counsel review.
  • Provide some administrative support
    to legal department.
  • Performs other related tasks, as

Our goal is to ensure that ‘nobody gets hurt’ whilst performing
their job. Everyone at Seadrill has a part to play in meeting our safety

Through strong leadership and personal
responsibility from all employees, we take a systematic approach to
identifying, managing and preventing the hazards involved in our day to
day operations. Nothing is more important to us than the health, safety
and security of our workforce and the communities in which we operate and
behaving responsibly towards our shared environment. We are vigilant,
disciplined and always looking out for one another. We have developed and
embedded a strong safety culture onshore and offshore, fostered by all
employees, who each have a personal responsibility and the authority to
put an immediate stop to the job if they believe it to be unsafe.
Everyone at Seadrill is accountable for helping to build this culture of


In Seadrill, setting the standard is not just about what we
deliver, but how we deliver it.

We co-created our Behavioural Framework
with our employees, where we identified four key competencies that define
our culture and help us to live our values. Our behaviours are embedded
in the way we work and support and guide us day to day:

  • Drive & Ownership
  • Change & Forward Thinking
  • Communication & Collaboration
  • Service Delivery


  • 15+ years of legal assistant experience required, including international experience.
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills, and a high level of independent problem-solving abilities are essential.
  • Able to establish own priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate secretarial and administrative procedures.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to meaningfully
    discuss technical concepts and information clearly and meaningfully
  • Strong IT skills, fluent in use of MS Office products, and a
    background or interest in the application of new technologies to improve
    workflow, process and productivity
  • Sound judgement, and the ability to balance risk management and
    commercial pragmatism
  • Open and collaborative working style, both within the local and
    global teams and when advising internal clients
  • Thinks commercially and pragmatically to solve problems
  • Agile and adaptable to changing project conditions, is
    comfortable in situations that may be ambiguous or where all the
    relevant information isn’t available
  • Experience of working collaboratively in multicultural teams, and
    possibly in remote teams spread across different countries
  • Mature approach, with a calm manner


  •  Preferred experience in top law firm or company corporate law environment.
  • Superior command of the English language (and legal terminology), both written and spoken. Bilingual skill a plus.

Minimum Requirements


 Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program.

We value our people and want to retain
them. So, we offer a competitive package built around an attractive base
salary and a range of benefits tailored to your location.
Join Seadrill. Own the Opportunity.

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