Senior Lawyers in a Leading Upstream Oil & Gas Company

We are a leading upstream Oil & Gas company with active operatorship of prolific blocks. As a result of our new expansion and development programmes, we are seeking to engage experienced, passionate, intelligent and resourceful professionals to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Lawyer

Location: Nigeria

Job Descrition

  • This position requires seasoned and consummate Lawyers with good knowledge of corporate and Oil & Gas laws.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide legal advice and support to company’s Upstream businesses.
  • Provide legal advice and support on substantial and complex offshore exploration opportunities, including supporting exploration ventures in clvil and common law Jurisdictions.
  • Identify and prioritize legal risks and alternative strategies on a variety of matters.
  • Ensure documents accurately reflect commercial decisions, always consistent with legal obligations and the control framework.
  • Ability to act as an integrator of legal advice and organize, participate, or as appropriate, lead legal team to ensure delivery of integrated and purposeful legal advice with an end-to-end value mindset.
  • Represent the company on third party transactions Provide advice in connection with key engagements with regulatory agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Instruct and manage external legal advisers.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and with both internal and external stakeholders with diverse cultural backgrounds.

Qualifications and Required Competencies

  • Minimum of LL.B, BL and LLM.
  • Any higher qualification will be an added advantage.
  • The Ideal candidates must have a minimum of twenty (20) years relevant post call experience.
  • Must be proficient in the use of IT Software.
  • Must be a team player, self-motivated and multi-task oriented.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience:

  • Versatile in corporate law, legal drafting, litigation, arbitration proceedings and special skill in vetting contract and International agreements.
  • Good knowledge of Oil & Gas Laws.
  • Must not be more than 50 years of age.

Deadline: 15th March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and scanned Passport Photograph to: and using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Note: All applications will be treated in strict confidence and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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